News Archive

September 3, 2015

On Tuesday, some of New York City’s top pastry chefs and restaurateurs came together at Rôtisserie Georgette to kick off the second annual Sweet September, a fundraising initiative

August 19, 2015

Bacon was sizzling in the kitchen this week – Kevin Bacon that is! The award-winning actor and musician prepared and packed meals at Encore Community Services with Citymeals Executive Director Beth Shapiro then headed out into the neighborhood to deliver the meal

July 29, 2015

Citymeals partners with the New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) to provide a vital service to our homebound elderly across all five boroughs. Together we ensure that each and every day a nutritious meal is delivered directly to their front doors.

July 21, 2015

For the past 34 years, Citymeals has been nourishing homebound elderly New Yorkers by providing them with weekend, holiday and emergency meals.

July 2, 2015

Over the past few weeks, our warehouse staff has been busy packing boxes of shelf-stable meals to prepare our homebound elderly neighbors for Independence Day.

July 1, 2015

July is the hottest month of the year in New York City with average temperatures soaring well above 90 degrees.

June 9, 2015

Nearly fifty legendary chefs gathered on Monday for a remarkable milestone – Cheftopia: The 30th Annual Chefs’ Tribute to Citymeals-on-Wheels.

May 22, 2015

Last weekend, Upper Manhattan was abuzz with excitement during Harlem EatUp!, a four-day festival celebrating the food, culture and spirit of the neighborhood.

May 21, 2015

Since the beginning of the season, employees from businesses all across New York City have been springing into service for Citymeals.

May 15, 2015

The majority of our meal recipients – more than 65% – are women. Once the center of their families, these women cooked meals, cleaned house and cared for children, often while maintaining full-time jobs.