At the height of the AIDS epidemic, she started God’s Love We Deliver, a charity that brought hot meals to people who were too ill to cook.
An army of “food rescuers” in New York try to make the best of an inherently wasteful grocery system.
The Democratic primary that will likely determine the next mayor is fast approaching, and the race is heating up among top contenders.
Tiffiney Davis has known hunger, so she’s doing something about it.
Hunger activists are using phrases like ‘warehouse optimization’ and ‘streamlined inventory management.’
Fatigue among donors and workers is a concern.
The vice president urged Americans to get vaccinated and promoted programs like food assistance as the administration seeks to build public support amid partisan divisions in Washington.
In France and across Europe, more students are facing food insecurity as the pandemic enters its second year, and job cuts in their families take a widening toll.
In Chicago, groups of volunteers gave us a glimpse of a society where neighbors rely on one another.
Del Rio residents, searching for fresh food and water, said that government aid has been sparse. “When they’re running for office is when we see them,” one man said of politicians.
Community wood banks, like food banks, help people in need. Climate change is shaping their role.
Power outages and no running water have left Texas and other parts of the South still feeling the effects of a deep freeze that swept the region earlier this week.
These organizations are providing food, supplies and shelter to devastated communities. If you want to give aid, here are some research pointers.
A selection of our episodes that tell the personal stories of the pandemic — the losses, the small comforts and the sacrifices.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on placing family above work despite the pandemic and becoming a volunteer in order to get the Covid-19 vaccine sooner.
A food pantry or a place to vote — or a place to make dance with different expectations: “What we’ve taken off the table is the pressure of the result.”
As the Biden administration proposes additional pandemic relief, nonprofit workers see a country facing a growing crisis.
Americans nationwide are glad that Congress, after a painfully prolonged process, has agreed to a stimulus package, however imperfect.
Before the pandemic, I’d been spending less time in my basement office and more time out doing some good with like-minded people. Was this the magic elixir that improved my health?
Soaring numbers of New York City residents face food shortages as a result of the pandemic. Here are some of them.
The pandemic has exacerbated the inequalities that already existed. These organizations are bridging the gap.
The economic strain of the coronavirus pandemic has more Americans turning to food banks and charity for help feeding their families.
The two issues are linked, but during the coronavirus pandemic the relationship is not always simple.
States run SNAP, and many students and older people don’t realize they’re eligible. Without more federal support, millions more may qualify.
For many New Yorkers, healthy meals are hard to come by these days. Now activists are stocking refrigerators for those in need.
From the pandemic to protests to arson, Du Nord Craft Spirits has dealt with repeated turmoil and emerged with a new purpose.
An age-old tradition suddenly has fresh urgency in the pandemic, delivering surplus produce to Americans who can’t feed their families.
The city’s food bank has been a lifeline and a source of hope for many across Southwest Texas.
Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, the chief executive of Feeding America, is trying to meet a huge surge in demand. A $100 million contribution from Jeff Bezos helped.
Grab a hyperlocal bakery loaf and a copy of the kids’ newspaper, and we can discuss over stoop cocktails.
The Swiss city is best known for bankers, watchmakers and U.N. officials. But the virus has forced thousands from Geneva’s underclass to line up for hours for food aid.
As farmers throw away produce and other Americans line up for food, relief groups are connecting the two by turning those ingredients into meals.
The Trump administration has taken some steps to address spreading hunger during the economic crisis, but it has shied away from expanding programs that could provide more immediate relief.
Empty stomachs can lead to a dangerous desperation.
Funding food banks while not expanding food stamps is a solution driven by ideology rather than effectiveness.
Most pantries are closed on Sundays, but Jorge Negron opens his to make and provide brown-bag lunches.
Some producers acknowledge the efforts are “just a drop in the bucket” of what farmers can’t sell and are destroying instead.
“We’ve never had to rely on anyone else,” said one food bank visitor. But now, pushed to the edge of hunger, many unemployed New Jersey residents are asking for help for the first time.
New York City’s pantries for low-income residents and meal-delivery services for shut-ins are dependent, now more than ever, on drivers who keep the food moving.
From charities that support children to organizations that feed families, there is no shortage of ways to get involved.
Many school cafeterias are now operating more like community soup kitchens, even though the federal school meals program won’t reimburse districts for meals served to struggling adults.
Millions are flooding a charitable system that was never intended to handle a nationwide crisis.
The federal government approved a $2 trillion stimulus package, which includes direct payments to millions of Americans to help get through the coronavirus outbreak. If you don’t need the money, here are some ideas to help you give it to someone in need.