News Archive

April 15, 2014

Every year, Citymeals organizes a volunteer recognition party to honor the thousands of New Yorkers who help us provide meals and companionship to their homebound elderly neighbors.

March 25, 2014

This month, Citymeals participated in “March for Meals,” a national effort to raise awareness about the growing needs of the homebound elderly, malnutrition and food insecurity.

March 7, 2014

Between March 9th and March 22nd, Duane Reade – the iconic New York City drugstore – will ask customers to contribute to Citymeals through their in-store donation program.

February 19, 2014

Since becoming Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio has appointed two key advocates for the elderly to help address the concerns of the city’s growing aging population. Former New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) Commissioner Lilliam Barrios-Paoli was named Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services and Donna Corrado was chosen as the new DFTA Commissioner.

January 23, 2014

Twenty-five years ago, Citymeals partnered with D’Agostino Supermarkets for our first “Round-Up.” The program began as way to provide New Yorkers the chance to support Citymeals while buying their groceries.

January 22, 2014

Some of the world’s best chefs gathered in Manhattan today to launch Chefs Deliver for Citymeals.

January 21, 2014

Less than three weeks after Winter Storm Hercules hit New York City, the city was again blanketed with nearly a foot of snow.

January 9, 2014

Winter Storm Hercules, the first snowstorm of 2014, hit New York City on Friday, January 3rd, dropping six inches of snow in Manhattan and even more in the outer boroughs.

December 27, 2013

In 1981, Citymeals Co-Founder Gael Greene read an article in the New York Times explaining that homebound elderly New Yorkers were going hungry on weekends and holidays – times when government-funded meal centers were closed.

December 17, 2013

New York’s culinary and philanthropic communities joined Citymeals stalwarts at Stella 34 Trattoria on Monday, December 16th to celebrate the 80th birthday of Citymeals Co-Founder and Chair Gael Greene.