MEDIA ADVISORY: New York State Food Banks Host House Rules Committee Chairman Jim McGovern for a Visit Focused on Local Solutions to Ending HungerRead Advisory Albany, NY- November 26 2021 - New York State food banks and hunger advocacy organizations welcome Congressman James P. McGovern (MA-02), Chairman of the House Committee on Rules and Co-Chair of House Hunger Caucus, to New York City for a roundtable discussion focused on ending hunger in America. This visit is part of a series of Rules Committee events highlighting the reality of food insecurity in America and examining the steps that Congress and the Biden administration could take to equitably combat it.
Feeding New York State & NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Working Together to End Hunger and Food WasteRead Announcement Albany, NY- September 15, 2021 - Feeding New York State, the support organization for the state’s network of ten food banks, is working closely with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to implement a three-year plan to divert some 37 million pounds of perfectly edible, “excess” food from entering landfills and, instead, be donated to any one of the food banks, food pantries or hunger relief organizations around the state.
Feeding New York State Names Leslie Gordon as Board ChairRead Announcement Feeding New York State’s Board of Directors has elected Leslie Gordon as Chair of the Board. Feeding New York State is the membership organization of ten Feeding America food banks in NY state; Gordon is the President and CEO of the Food Bank For New York City, one of the nation’s largest food banks.
Feeding New York State (FeedingNYS) today announced the launch of its Statewide Produce Sourcing program, appoints Jim Germain as Produce Manager to head up the program.