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Where to Find Food Assistance During COVID-19

If you're one of the millions struggling with hunger or food insecurity as a result of the pandemic and economic downturn, there is help to be had. Food pantries and anti-hunger organizations have jumped...
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Feed the Polls - Donate, Volunteer, Partner

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 hours ago

"Food insecurity should never prevent someone from voting. Feed The Polls is a partnership between The Infatuation, Zagat, and The Migrant Kitchen. Our mission is to offer free, healthy meals to...

NY Times: America at Hunger's Edge

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

". . . In the pandemic economy, nearly one in eight households doesn’t have enough to eat. . . . Treating hunger as a temporary emergency, instead of a symptom of systemic problems, has always inf...

North Beach Neighbors Band Together to Boost Restaurants’ Business With Volunteer Deliveries

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

" . . . So four guys from the neighborhood: Sauter, Dew, Teddy Kramer and Sri Artham got together and formed a group called “North Beach Delivers.” Each Thursday night since the shelter-in-place be...

Buy One, Get One Free Pizza @ Rigolo Cafe | San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Rigolo Cafe has a limited time offer of buy one, get one free pizza. If you don't need two pizzas, you can donate the second one to a San Francisco family in need via Pizza Angels. https://www.rig...

Oakland’s Town Fridge is creating food access, one refrigerator at a time

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"Over the past month, a group calling itself 'Town Fridge' has set up four refrigerators in publicly accessible spaces around Oakland. Anyone can open up a fridge anytime and pull out free food and...

Buz & Ned's Soup Giveaway | Richmond, VA

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

My friend Buz Grossberg has soup to give away today. “ If you know anyone who has lost their income and is not receiving government assistance or shut ins, We have about 200 quarts of a Centra...

Pete Wells on Restaurants Facing Financial Ruin

patsully
by patsully 7 months ago

This does a wonderful job capturing just how quickly everything has changed: "The review I had ready to go was about a below-ground sushi counter with eight seats. Was it going to become a four-se...

Little Free Libraries >>> Little Free Pantries

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Little free pantries are springing up in the time of coronavirus and mass unemployment. Previous discussion of little free pantry movement: https://www.chowhound.com/post/free-pantry-san-jose-1...

Virtual tip jars: have you used them?

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by gutreactions 7 months ago

An innovative high-tech approach to helping food service industry workers who have been hard hit during the coronavirus epidemic: Virtual Tip Jars. They are appearing online in many areas. What do ...

'Beers for Bears' Bar Crawl, Westchester, taking place Dec. 7th...

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by gutreactions 11 months ago

It's a charitable event sponsored in part by Sloop Super Soft, a product of Sloop Brewing out of Hopewell Junction, N.Y., and Toys for Tots. It will take place on Saturday, Dec. 7th, starting at 2 ...

Aug 1, Dine out to raise $40K for Planned Parenthood

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

The Bay Area is joining communities across the country to raise funds for Planned Parenthood on August 1. Drink and dine TONIGHT at participating restaurants that are donating a portion of their pr...

Home Plate Dinnerware Exchange, Aug 1-11, Heath Ceramics LA

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . Here’s how it works: donate your gently used dinnerware at Heath LA — any brand — in exchange for 20% off* any corresponding piece of Heathware (plate for plate, bowl for bowl). Traditional...

Hundreds of Breweries Tell Sierra Nevada “We’re In” on Wildfire Relief Beer

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

" . . . Sierra Nevada is creating a beer, Resilience IPA, in which every dime from its sales will go back to the people impacted by the Camp Fire. Brewery founder Ken Grossman wrote a letter, askin...

Food Personalities & Restaurants Helping the Camp Fire Victims

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 2 years ago

The wildfires are finally contained, but the hard labor continues for the unsung heroes and the affected victims. It's a beautiful thing to see people in the food space coming together to bring ...

Inside UC Berkeley’s Food Pantry

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

"... Students are three times more likely than the average Alameda County resident to be food insecure: 44 percent versus 13 percent of residents at large. And 57 percent of UC students who are foo...

Nov 30, Lagunitas Taproom, Party to Help Support Our Friends in North Eastern Calif

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

"Join us at our Petaluma TapRoom and tip back a few brews to support our friends to the North Eastern part of California. We throwing a little hootenanny starting at 4:20pm on Nov. 30th. Warm up...

Dine Out for Blythedale Children's Hospital, Oct. 23rd...

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by gutreactions 2 years ago

The annual charity event on behalf of Blythedale Children's Hospital in Westchester will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 23rd. This year's event is being chaired by celebrity chef Waldy Malouf. There i...

Local eateries take part in Lord & Taylor Charity Days, May 4 & 5!

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by gutreactions 2 years ago

Lord & Taylor in the Vernon Hills Shopping Mall, Scarsdale/Eastchester will be hosting Charity Days May 4th & 5th. Local food and dining establishments will be offering tastings throughout the even...

Charity Easter Dinner

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by lsnmcg 2 years ago

So, my family and I have volunteered to provide Easter Dinner to Ronald McDonald House (30-40 people). We have picked up 20lb of chicken leg quarters to smoke but are needing recommendations for s...

Chefs Kostbar & Telepan to do collaborative dinner at Moderne Barn, April 12...

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by gutreactions 2 years ago

Executive Chef Ethan Kostbar of Moderne Barn, Armonk, and Executive Chef Bill Telepan of Oceana, Manhattan, both part of the Livanos Group, will combine talents at a 'pop-up' dinner for charity at ...

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