BENEFITING: Food Bank of Central New York
EVENT DATE: Nov 16, 2014
The Hunger Problem
Although we may not live in a third-world country, hunger still affects 1 out of 6 people in the United States. According to Feeding America’s website, 49 million Americans live in food insecure households. For our focus project, we want to help a local Feeding America member make an impact.
Food Bank of Central New York
Food Bank of Central New York is a non-profit organization that has been working to help the hungry since 1985. They eliminate hunger through nutritious food distribution, education and advocacy in cooperation with the community. Member programs include soup kitchens, food pantries, emergency shelters, child-care agencies, neighborhood and senior centers. Food Bank of Central New York currently partners with 268 emergency food programs.