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.
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.
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."