Americans are living longer, and the number of those who reach the centennial marker has grown an astonishing 66% since 1980. There are now over 53,000 people living in the United States who are at least 100 years old.
Last night 150 philanthropic New Yorkers enjoyed a late-winter menu highlighting black truffles at Restaurant DANIEL as Chef Daniel Boulud, Citymeals Board Co-President, hosted his 18th annual Sunday Supper.
Last week, seventy-eight local schoolchildren and their families learned an important lesson about giving back. They "packed the pantry," filling grocery bags for their homebound elderly neighbors who are too frail or sick to shop for themselves.
For years the restaurant community has been an integral part of Citymeals’ success, but two years ago, Citymeals Board Co-President Chef Daniel Boulud wanted to get New York City chefs even more involved.
101-year-old Alicia has been living in New York City for more than three decades, but she was brought up in a very different time and place. Born into a biracial family when the South was very much segregated, Alicia learned a valuable lesson from her parents: "Regardless of your color, love is love."