News Archive

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 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.

April 23, 2015

On Sunday, 218 generous New Yorkers gathered at Michael Jordan's The Steak House N.Y.C. to be recognized for their service at our annual volunteer party.

April 22, 2015

In commemoration of her longtime service to Citymeals and her 95th birthday, Citymeals honored Board Member Ruth Finley at Upper Story by Chef Charlie Palmer on Monday.

March 17, 2015

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.