TCAH in the News

CBS New York: Pop-Up Food Pantries Helping Furloughed Government Employees

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It has been more than a month since the federal government shutdown started. Some workers in the Tri-State Area are feeling the impact. The Food Bank For New York City hosted a pop-up food pantry Tuesday geared specifically at furloughed employees. It took place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Many attendees

CBS New York: Pop-Up Food Pantries Helping Furloughed Government Employees

Velazquez helps Community Foundation’s ‘Brooklyn Gives’ campaign

November 29, 2018 By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle An effort by Brooklyn non-profit group to encourage borough residents to donate locally on Giving Tuesday got a big assist from a lawmaker who helped the group kick off its ambitious drive on the morning of Nov. 27. U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a Democrat whose district

Velazquez helps Community Foundation’s ‘Brooklyn Gives’ campaign

#BrooklynGives hopes to reach $1 million in donations

  The #BrooklynGives campaign aimed to raise $1 million for the borough’s nonprofits during “Giving Tuesday.” The day of giving brought together Brooklyn’s nonprofits, including the Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger. Founder Dr. Melony Samuels told News 12 that the donations will help feed families in need through April.

#BrooklynGives hopes to reach $1 million in donations

Tackling the Hunger Crisis in the City

BY SPECTRUM NEWS STAFF NEW YORK CITY As a new report reveals one in eight New Yorkers don’t know where their next meal is coming from. Errol Louis discussed efforts to help struggling New Yorkers with Dr. Melony Samuels of Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger, James Winans of the Bowery Mission and Joel Berg of Hunger Free America.

Tackling the Hunger Crisis in the City

Food pantry partners with community service organization to recruit volunteers

NEWS12 Brooklyn – Volunteers at a food pantry in Bedford-Stuyvestant were hard at work Monday during the Veterans Day holiday. The Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger food pantry partnered with community service organization Repair the World to recruit a dozen volunteers to help customers, unpack food and more. More than 30,000 low-income residents visit the food pantry

Food pantry partners with community service organization to recruit volunteers

Hitting home: SNAP recipients at risk of losing benefits

Jodi Sterling | 6/14/2018, 4:31 p.m. “We just get enough to feed ourselves, and then there’s possibly a week where we go without food,” said Brenda, a Brooklyn single, senior grandmother of two. “I will fight to the end to have someone hear my voice.” According to a USDA 2017 Food Plan report, the lowest

Hitting home: SNAP recipients at risk of losing benefits

The Rev. Dr. Melony Samuels is investing in individuals

Cyril Josh Barker | 5/3/2018, 11:03 a.m. With thousands of New Yorkers struggling with hunger, Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger Executive Director and founder the Rev. Dr. Melony Samuels is a key figure in the fight to make sure those without food are taken care of. Celebrating 20 years in the community this year, BSCAH is

The Rev. Dr. Melony Samuels is investing in individuals

Food insecurity continues to plague thousands of New Yorkers

Cyril Josh Barker | 4/26/2018, 9:03 a.m.   Proposed federal cuts to food aid, the upcoming summer months and the crushing hammer of gentrification is a recipe for disaster when it comes to hunger in the city. Although attention to hunger seems to gain attention during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season, the need remains

Food insecurity continues to plague thousands of New Yorkers