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View highlights of media coverage featuring the Food Bank of Western New York.

Raising the Bar to Feed the Hungry (November, 2018 – Ignatian Volunteer Corps Newsletter)

Food Bank of WNY launches Niagara County delivery service (November 27, 2018 – Buffalo News)

November 26 – Food 2 Families (November 26, 2018 – WGRZ)

Legislature’s Minority Caucus donates turkeys to ‘Rock out Hunger’ (November 27, 2018 – Clarence Bee)

Food Bank of WNY adds new truck to serve Niagara County (November 27, 2018 – WBFO)

November 12- Food 2 Families Drive (November 12, 2018 –  WGRZ)

Join us for the Food 2 Families Donation Event November 30th (November 12, 2018 – WYRK)

‘Operation: Rock out Hunger’ to help families in need of holiday meals  (November 8, 2018 – Niagara Frontier Publications)

YMCA encourages Turkey Trot participants to donate canned goods (November 8, 2018 – West Seneca Bee)

Food Bank of WNY working with YMCA to fight hunger during holiday season (November 8, 2018 – WIVB)

Q&A: Warding off hunger (October 26, Buffalo Magazine)

Three nonprofits partner on mobile food pantry in Old First Ward (October 25, 2018 – Buffalo Business First)

Mobile food truck comes to the First Ward (October 24, 2018 – WIVB)

Mobile Food Pantry brings fresh groceries to Old First Ward (October 24, 2018 – WKBW)

New Mobile Food Pantry comes to Old First Ward (October 24, 2018 – WGRZ)

There’s Strength in Numbers in Fighting Hunger (October 3, 2018 – Ken-Ton Bee)

Families pack 40,000 meals for the Food Bank of WNY (September 29, 2018 – WIVB Erie County)

The Food Bank of Western New York elects executive committee (September 26, 2018 – The Buffalo News)

Jerry Sheldon Elected Board Chair (September 26, 2018 – The Buffalo News)

7th Annual “Buffalo’s Best Food Truck” Event in Amherst to Benefit Food Bank (September 22, 2018 – WGRZ)

Another Voice: SNAP is a lifeline for our hungry community members (September 22, 2018 – The Buffalo News)

Boulevard Mall hosts food truck contest to benefit Food Bank of Western New York (September 19, 2018 – Clarence Bee)

Boulevard Mall Hosts Food Truck Contest to Benefit Food Bank of Western New York (September 17, 2018 – Niagara Frontier Publications)

Nancy Blaschak Named to Board (September 4, 2018 – The Buffalo News)

Resident hired as Food Bank of WNY Human Resources Manager (August 30, 2018 –  West Seneca Bee)

Cassandra Barrett joins Food Bank of Western New York (August 10, 2018 – The Buffalo News)

Jennifer Rzepka joins Food Bank of Western New York ( August 10, 2018 – The Buffalo News)

Christopher McKinley joins Food Bank of Western New York (August 10, 2018 – The Buffalo News)

Ann Marie Nowicki joins Food Bank of Western New York (August 10, 2018 – The Buffalo News)

EA resident elected to Food Bank board (August 9, 2018 – East Aurora Bee)

Area man, three others, elected to Food Bank board (August 8, 2018 – Clarence Bee)

In our community with Penny Wolgang (August 5, 2018 – Weck Radio)

Bags of Food donated through “Fill the Backpack” prepare for distribution (July 31, 2018 – WIVB)

Volunteers getting food bags ready for kids through Fill the Backpack (July 31, 2018 – WIVB)

Food Bank of WNY: There’s no one face to hunger (July 27, 2018 – WKBW Buffalo)

Former Food Bank client shares her story of domestic abuse & alcoholism (July 27, 2018 – WBFO)

Walk Off Hunger to raise money for the Food Bank of WNY (July 23, 2018 – The Buffalo News)

Walk Off Hunger Wake Up Interview (July 22, 2018 – WIVB)

Former Food Bank client giving back, encouraging others to take part in Walk Off Hunger Saturday (July 22, 2018 – WIVB)

Food Bank hires nutrition resource manager (July 19, 2018 – Lancaster Bee)

Another Voice: It’s time to lace up your shoes and Walk Off Hunger (July 16, 2018 – The Buffalo News)

Food Bank’s ‘Walk Off Hunger’ aims to entertain, educate (July 16, 2018 – Niagara Frontier Publications)

Resident hired as Food Bank of WNY’s special events coordinator (July 5, 2018 – Cheektowaga Bee)

Walkathon to help feed families nutritious meals (July 4, 2018 – Amherst, Cheektowaga, Clarence, Depew, East Aurora, Ken-Ton, Lancaster, Orchard Park, West Seneca Bees)

Walk Off Hunger enters second decade (pg. 30) (July 2018 – The Jewish Journal 0f WNY)

Cheektowaga resident lands job at Food Bank of WNY (June 26, 2018 – Cheektowaga Bee)

$5K in Community Fund grants support area nonprofit projects, health and safety (June 18, 2018 – Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation)

More than 164,000 pounds of food collected in this year’s Fill the Backpack campaign (June 18, 2018 – WIVB)

You still have time to help kids in need through “Fill the BackPack” (June 15, 2018 – WIVB)

News 4 members volunteer at the Food Bank of WNY for Founder’s Day of Caring (June 14,2018 – WIVB)

Local families counting on your donations to Fill the Backpack campaign (June 13, 2018 – WIVB)

Smithfield Foods donates more than 40,000 pounds of protein to the Food Bank of WNY (June 13, 2018 – Global Newswire)

‘Fill The Backpack’ Campaign To Help End Hunger (June 8, 2018)

3,000 WNY students need your help (June 4, 2018)

New truck to streamline local food pantry distributions (June 1, 2018 – Olean Times Herald)

New truck to streamline local food pantry distributions (June 1, 2018 – Salamanca Press)

Fill the Backpack: Schools face overwhelming need for food (June 1, 2018 – WIVB)

Kids are thankful for Fill the BackPack (May 31, 2018 – WIVB)

Food Bank of WNY expanding (May 31, 2018 – Niagara Frontier Publications)

New truck will allow the Food Bank of WNY to make direct deliveries to Cattaraugus County (May 31, 2018 – WIVB)

New refrigerated truck will help the hungry in rural community (May 31, 2018 – WBFO)

Food Bank expands operations in Catt County (May 31, 2018 – Buffalo Business First)

Business Brief (May 31, 2018 – Orchard Park Bee)

Dunkin’ Donuts and Food Bank of WNY collaborate with the Bisons (May 31, 2018 – Cheektowaga, Clarence, Depew, East Aurora, Lancaster, West Seneca Bee)

Fill the BackPack: Volunteers keep program running all year (May 30, 2018)

“Fill the BackPack” campaign starts Sunday (May 30, 2018 WIVB)

Yoga and healthy eating on tap at Elmwood Village Farmers Market (May 28, 2018 – The Buffalo News)

Free Yoga returns to Elmwood Village Farmers Market (May 27, 2018- The Buffalo News)

Check Out Hunger campaign provides 4.7M meals (May 25, 2018 – Orchard Park Bee)

Check Out Hunger campaign provides 4.7M meals(May 24, 2018 – Cheektowaga Bee)

Check Out Hunger campaign provides 4.7M meals (May 23, 2018 – Clarence Bee)

Record-breaking ‘Check Out Hunger’ campaign will help Food Bank of WNY provide more than 4.7 million meals to hungry community members (May 19, 2018 – Niagara Frontier Publications)

Lauren Picone joined the Food Bank of WNY (May 18, 2018 – The Buffalo News)

Elizabeth Lucas promoted at the Food Bank of WNY (May 18, 2018 – The Buffalo News)

Timothy Kuhn promoted at the Food Bank of WNY (May 18, 2018 – The Buffalo News)

Catherine Carr-Lincoln joined the Food Bank of WNY (May 18th, 2018 – The Buffalo News)

Jennifer Meegan named to new position with Food Bank (May 17, 2018 – West Seneca Bee)

Stamp Out Hunger donations collected Saturday (May 12, 2018)

‘Stamp out Hunger’ Saturday by donating canned goods (May 12, 2018 – WGRZ)

Elmwood Village Farmers Market set to open for 20th season on May 12 (May 2, 2018 – Artvoice)Volunteers needed at the Food Bank of WNY (April 19, 2018 – WIVB)

Hunger group rejects proposed ‘Harvest Boxes’ (Feb. 27, 2018 – Buffalo Business First)

Bocce Club’s Pizza Day fundraiser to aid Food Bank of WNY (Feb. 7, 2018 – The Buffalo News)

Shopping campaign to benefit Food Bank (Feb. 7, 2018 – Ken-Ton Bee)

Community’s help needed to ‘Check out Hunger’ (Feb. 5, 2018 – Niagara Frontier Publications)

Check out Hunger campaign to help Food Bank of WNY (Feb. 5, 2018 – WIVB)

Food Bank fundraiser has a sweet theme to fight hunger (Jan. 28. 2018 – The Buffalo News)

Sweet Charity to benefit Food Bank of WNY (Jan. 24, 2018)

‘Sweet Charity’ offers evening of food and fun to benefit Food Bank of WNY (Jan. 22, 2018 – Niagara Frontier Publications)

Hundreds of volunteers to collect thousands of pounds of food for those in need (Jan. 16, 2018 – WIVB)

Hamburg food drive brings out the spirit of service (Jan. 15, 2018 – Spectrum News)

WNY Living – 12th Annual Sweet Charity (Jan 6, 2018 – WGRZ)

Making a New Year’s Resolution of volunteering (Jan. 2, 2018)

USS Little Rock sailors lend a hand at local food bank (Dec. 13, 2017 – WIBV)

’12 under 40′ honors young leaders( Dec. 12, 2017 – Niagara Gazette)

WNY companies to create structures made entirely from canned goods to benefit Food Bank (Dec. 8, 2017 – Niagara Frontier Publications)

Carando® and Tops Friendly Markets Partner to Donate Spiral Sliced Hams to the Food Bank of WNY (Dec. 2, 2017 – Global Newswire)

NT woman raising grandsons is thankful for food pantry (Dec. 1, 2017 – WGRZ)

Local students “cereal drive” bowls over teachers (Nov. 28, 2017 – WGRZ)

Thanksgiving events ‘about love and giving back’ for Bills players (Nov. 23, 2017- The Buffalo News)

Turkeys for Tickets drive collects thousands of turkeys for families in need (Nov. 16, 2017- WIVB)

Local school has hunger problem among students (Nov. 15, 2017 – WGRZ)

The faces behind the Food Bank of WNY (Nov. 15, 2017 – WKBW)

Bills players help feed families in need (Nov. 14, 2017 – WGRZ)

Food Bank preparing for more members as holidays approach (Nov. 3, 2017 – WIVB)

Bills’ defense driving donations to Food Bank of WNY (Oct. 10, 2017 – The Buffalo News)

Food Bank names Tara Ellis as new CEO (Oct. 2, 2017 – Buffalo Business First)

Citizens Bank gives Food Bank of WNY grant to expand School Pantry Program (Sept. 18, 2017 – WIVB)

Food Bank of WNY earns maximum 4-star rating from Charity Navigator (Aug. 17, 2017 – Niagara Frontier Publications)

First Ever Run 716 5K race draws more than 1,000 runners (Aug. 6, 2017 – WIVB)

Food Bank of WNY names three new board members (August 3, 2017 – The Lancaster Bee)

Walk Off Hunger campaign raises $93,000 (Aug. 10, 2017-Orchard Park Bee)

NFTA, Food Bank team up for Givin’ & Groovin’ bus (Aug. 2, 2017 – WGRZ)

Food Bank of WNY calls on community members to Walk Off Hunger this month (July 19, 2017 – WIVB)

Food Bank of WNY struggling to feed hungry children during summer months (July 6, 2017 – WKBW)

News 4 team volunteers at Food Bank of WNY for “Founder’s Day of Caring”  (June 15, 2017 – WIVB)

Meeting More Demand: Food Bank of WNY Unveils New Truck, Distribution Center  (June 14, 2017 – Jamestown Post-Journal)

How the Fill the BackPack program helps local students (June 9, 2017 – WIVB)

Food Bank helps youth put food on their family’s table (May 3, 2017 – WGRZ)

Budget gives boost to farmers who donate goods (April 14, 2017 – WIVB)

New tax credit available for N.Y.S. farmers who donate produce to food banks (April 11, 2017 – WKBW)

Billboard bringing attention to food waste (April 11, 2017 – WIVB)

Food Bank of WNY gave more away as demand rose over past year (December 9, 2016 – The Buffalo News)

Food Bank of WNY sees great rise in need among seniors (December 1, 2016 – WGRZ)

WNY Living – Food 2 Families (November 26, 2016 – WGRZ)

Rocking Out Hunger in WNY (November 14, 2016 – WKBW)

Food Bank Pilot Program Offers Healthier Options For 2 Local Charter Schools  (August 24, 2016 – TWC NEWS)

Kids in the Kitchen program teaches valuable life skills
(August 24, 2016 – WIVB)

Worker says WNY food bank is really a ‘nutrition bank’
(July 29, 2016 – The Buffalo News)

Good Neighbor: 96-year-old Walks Off Hunger
(July 29, 2016 – WGRZ)

Children discuss favorite foods during Fill the BackPack
(June 6, 2016 – WIVB)

A bill in Congress could impact kids receiving free school lunches
(May 24, 2016 – WIVB)

Qdoba opens in Cheektowaga
(May 11, 2016 – WGRZ)

Food Pantry thanks Girl Scouts for visit
(May 5, 2016 – Westfield Republican)

Cheektowaga Police Officers Volunteer at Resurrection Life Food Pantry
(April 19, 2016 – WIVB)

Lancaster woman promoted at Food Bank of WNY
(April 14, 2016 – Lancaster Bee)

Slow time for donations at the Food Bank of WNY
(April 14, 2016 – WIVB)

Food Bank provides 4.4M meals through recent campaign
(March 16, 2016 – Amherst Bee)

Food Bank asks customers to give a little extra at grocery checkout to help ease problem of hunger
(February 11, 2016 – The Buffalo News)

Wilson Foundation donates $500,000 to Food Bank
(January 19, 2016 – The Buffalo News)

Food Bank reports increase in pantry visits
(January 1, 2016 – The Buffalo News)

Rock Out Hunger sets record in turkey donations for Food Bank of WNY
(December 12, 2015 – Observer Today)

10th annual Food 2 Families will provide more than 1 million meals to families who rely on Food Bank of WNY
(December 8, 2015 – Niagara Frontier Publications)

Rock Out Hunger helps get homeless vet back on his feet
(Nov 19, 2015 – WKBW)