Recent Posts by Feeding Westchester

3 Ways That Volunteering With Feeding Westchester Can Help Differentiate Your Organization Against Competitors

It’s no secret that giving back to the community is a win-win for all who are involved. Not only does volunteer work help improve the community, but it also provides perks to the volunteers themselves. In fact, research has found that volunteering makes people feel healthier, happier and less stressed. Similarly, corporate philanthropy has proved to be beneficial all around, from the community to the company’s employees and brand.

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5 Things You Should Know About Food Insecurity on College Campuses

Chronic hunger is an issue that impacts people from many different walks of life. Food insecurity, which is defined as a lack of consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy life, affects an estimated one in nine Americans. This translates to more than 37 million hungry Americans — including millions of school-age children and college students.

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Food Friday: Roasted Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos

Welcome back to another installment of our Food Friday series. With each Food Friday share, we feature a tasty, whole foods-based meal idea, and this time, we’re sharing a recipe for one of the most popular dishes in Mexican cuisine: tacos!

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5 Things You Should Know About Food Waste Recycling

Food waste is a major problem around the world with serious environmental, financial and cultural implications. Perfectly good food gets lost and wasted throughout every stage of the supply chain, from farm to table.

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Helpful Westchester County Community Resources for Those Affected by COVID-19


The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the lives of every one of us. During this unprecedented time, many families, children and seniors living in Westchester County have been hit hard, experiencing job losses and financial hardship. 

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5 Tips for Utilizing Feeding Westchester's Mobile Food Pantry

People who are having a hard time putting food on the table have long depended on food pantries for assistance. In recent years, mobile pantries have been revolutionizing the way that hunger-relief agencies are able to help food-insecure people—enabling them to quickly bring healthy food directly to the communities that need it the most.  

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How the Mobile Food Pantry Is Changing the World

Traditional food pantries have long been relied upon to serve communities, but in recent years, hunger-relief agencies have begun focusing their efforts on a more progressive food assistance tool: pantries on wheels. A mobile food pantry offers numerous benefits that a traditional food pantry does not. This modern means of getting food to the people who need it most has been gaining popularity and attracting the attention of nonprofit agencies and donors nationwide.

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5 Facts About Hungry Children in America

Millions of Americans live in households that struggle against hunger, and food insecurity has no boundaries. Hunger impacts society’s most vulnerable members across the country, including children. As parents are forced to choose between feeding their children three meals a day and paying essential bills, such as rent and electricity, chronic hunger can have serious effects on a child’s health and development. 

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How to Reduce Food Waste at Home

Let’s face it: Food waste is a massive problem around the world. But just how much food gets tossed, and what can we do about it? Today, we’ll explore food waste in America and discuss some of the small steps that each of us can take to reduce food waste at home. 

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