This Saturday, musicians from across the region gather to perform in the third annual Food Pantry Benefit concert to be held at the Adirondack Carousel, 2 Depot Street in Saranac Lake. This is a family-friendly all day celebration of community,...
Syracuse, NY, Dec 10, 2009 — As the unemployment rate in much of the North Country remains just under 10%, more families are struggling to put food on the table. Thousands of people live with food insecurity - that means at some point, they don't know where their next meal will come from. Demand at the region's food pantries and kitchens is up. But the Food Bank of Central NY says it's been planning for this kind of crisis for years, and it's still ready and able to fill the demand. Todd Moe and David Sommerstein revisit a story from 2008. Go to full article
Mar 20, 2003 — As the nation prepares for war with Iraq, our attention is centered on the conflict in the Middle East. But back home, some social organizations are waging their own war on poverty and hunger. Today is Hunger Awareness Day and groups like the Hunger Action Network want to remind people that nearly 4 million New Yorkers suffer from hunger each year. Jody Tosti reports. Go to full article
Mar 12, 2002 — A North Country gardener has started supplying local food pantries with fresh vegetables during the summer growing season. As Jody Tosti reports, what started as a one-man project has blossomed into a non-profit anti-hunger organization. Go to full article