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Recent media coverage

2016 press

Citymeals Board Co-President Chef Daniel Boulud hosts 19th Annual Sunday Supper

"Over a Sunday Supper, Boulud Helps Deliver Over 130K Meals to Elderly New Yorkers" from Edible Manhattan

"Daniel Boulud Hosts Annual Sunday Supper Benefitting Citymeals on Wheels" from The Daily Meal

Citymeals Executive Director Beth Shapiro asks New Yorkers to check on elderly neighbors during the winter

"When snowed in, think of your frail and elderly neighbors" from New York Daily News

Citymeals responds to Winter Storm Jonas

"Citymeals on Wheels Keeps Rolling Despite Approaching Storm" from NBC4 New York

2015 press

Citymeals celebrates Christmas by providing 56,491 holiday meals

"Citymeals on Wheels Brings Christmas Dinner" from NBC4 New York

"Kids deliver Citymeals on Wheels meal boxes to elderly residents in New York" from PIX11

"Citymeals on Wheels delivers 1,000 meals to Bushwick residents" from News 12 Brooklyn

"Where Kathleen Turner Volunteers on Christmas" from DNAinfo

Citymeals prepares homebound elderly for Thanksgiving

"Citymeals on Wheels Program Helps Less Fortunate During Holidays" from NY1

29th Annual Power Lunch for Women raises $1.2 million for Citymeals

"They could be sisters! Meryl Streep, 66, and lookalike daughter Mamie, 32, coordinate in warming coats at charity luncheon in NYC" from Daily Mail

An interview with Citymeals Executive Director Beth Shapiro

"Q&A Beth Shapiro" from Total Food Service

Cast and creative team from On Your Feet! assemble Emergency Food Packages at Citymeals warehouse

"Photo Flash: ON YOUR FEET Cast Lends a Helping Hand at Citymeals-on-Wheels" from Broadway World

Citymeals Guardian Leon Cooperman delivers meals in childhood South Bronx neighborhood

"Citymeals-on-Wheels Gets $164k Donation" from News 12 Bronx

Volunteers deliver meals in honor of National Grandparents Day

"Family gives back to seniors ahead of National Grandparents Day" from PIX11

Citymeals raises funds and awareness through Sweet September

"Citymeals-on-Wheels" from NBC4 New York

"Sweet September, Mad. Sq. Eats, and New York Oyster Week" from Epoch Taste

"Where to Dine Out for a Cause in NYC" from am New York

Actor Kevin Bacon prepares and delivers meals with Citymeals

"Kevin Bacon gets heartfelt thanks from NYC's elderly" from Page Six

"Kevin Bacon Delivers Meals To Seniors, Is Generally Awesome" from Huff/Post 50

The New York Times profiles elderly New Yorkers, including Citymeals recipients

"A Group Portrait of New York's 'Oldest Old'" from the New York Times

Cheftopia: The 30th Annual Chefs’ Tribute to Citymeals-on-Wheels raises $880,000 for homebound elderly New Yorkers

"Citymeals Chefs' Tribute" from NBC4 New York

"Beth Shapiro Dishes on 30 Years of Citymeals-on-Wheels" from Gary Duff's New American Kitchen

"Episode 58" from Food Talk with Mike Colameco

Harlem EatUp! events benefit Citymeals

"Here and Now on May 10, 2015: Part 5" from Here and Now

Citymeals Executive Director Beth Shapiro discusses Citymeals programs with City & State

"Beth Shapiro on Citymeals-on-Wheels" from City & State

Sunday Supper raises $720,000 for Citymeals.

"Setting Wheels in Motion at Daniel" from The Wall Street Journal

"Daniel Boulud on Fundraising, Collaborating, and the 'New Wave of Luxury'" from The Daily Meal

Citymeals supporters pack boxes for Passover at our Brooklyn warehouse.

"Nonprofit Distributes Passover Care Boxes" from News 12 Brooklyn

Citymeals Friendly Visiting program pairs isolated older New Yorkers with regular volunteers.

"Astoria's 'Friendly Visitor Program' Pairs Volunteers With Homebound Seniors" from NY1

Citymeals celebrates the one-year anniversary of Chefs Deliver in Harlem.

"Chefs Do Deliver in Harlem" from New York Amsterdam News

"A Delicious Delivery" from Manhattan Times

Citymeals Young Professionals Committee Co-Chair hosts Pack the Pantry event.

"Scrapbook: Packing the Pantry" from Our Town

Citymeals urges New Yorkers to check on their elderly neighbors during Winter Storm Juno.

"Blizzard 2015: Tips on How to Help Your Homebound Neighbors" from ABC News

Citymeals partners with Columbia University College of Dental Medicine to study meal recipients' oral health.

"Tending to Unmet Dental Needs, a Root of Elder Hunger" from The Wall Street Journal

2014 press

Citymeals delivers Christmas meals and cheer to homebound elderly New Yorkers.

"Volunteers Deliver Meals, Gifts Along with Christmas Cheer" from CBS News

"New Yorkers Mark Christmas by Giving Back to Those in Need" from CBS New York

"Elderly New Yorkers Receive Meals, Songs from Youth Choir" from Metro New York

"New Yorkers Deliver Hot Meals and Warm Coats to the City’s Vulnerable on Christmas" from PIX11

"Christmas Lunch Hosted at Ozone Park Senior Center" from NY1

"New Yorkers Celebrate Spirit of Christmas by Giving Back" from DNAinfo

Citymeals celebrates the delivery of our 50 millionth meal.

"Citymeals-on-Wheels Celebrates its 50 Millionth Meal Delivery" from NBC 4 New York

"Citymeals Delivers 50 Millionth Meal to Elated Upper East Side Woman" from New York Daily News

"Citymeals-On-Wheels Delivers 50 Millionth Meal" from 1010 WINS

Citymeals Director of Volunteer Programs discusses volunteer opportunities during the holiday season.

"A Look at Volunteer Opportunities this Holiday Season" from BronxNet

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Citymeals Board Members help pack Emergency Food Packages at our Brooklyn warehouse.

"Citymeals-on-Wheels Boxes Up Food for Homebound Elderly in Williamsburg" from News 12 Brooklyn

"Actress Kathleen Turner on Citymeals-on-Wheels" from News 12 Brooklyn

Citymeals volunteers deliver meals and cheer in honor of Grandparents Day.

"Volunteers Deliver Meals, Smiles for National Grandparents Day" from CBS New York

"Sweet September" initiative raises funds and awareness for Citymeals.

"Make My Cake Owner Talks Charity Event" from NBC 4 New York

"New York Minute" from My Fox NY

"Former White House Pastry Chef Teaches Cake Decorating Class in Harlem" from DNAinfo

Citymeals announces launch of the Guardians program.

"To Feed More People, a Meal Service Asks Rich Donors for Help" from The New York Times

"Summer by the Sea" raises $820,000 for Citymeals.

"'Summer by the Sea' Citymeals-on-Wheels Chefs' Event" from NBC 4 New York

"Summery Scenes" from New York Social Diary

"Seafood Swims at Citymeals Chefs’ Tribute" from Food Arts

Citymeals is named major beneficiary of new Harlem EatUp! festival.

"Bill Clinton, Mayor de Blasio Announce New Harlem Cultural Festival" from The Wall Street Journal

"Bill Clinton, Marcus Samuelsson Unveil Harlem EatUp! Food Festival" from AM New York

"Burgundy, Black Truffles and Blue Jeans" raises $828,000 for Citymeals.

"Scene Last Night: Mandl at Frick, Richards, Boulud, Ziff " from Bloomberg

"Chef's Tour: The Ardeche, France" from Travel + Leisure

"Late Winter Menu" from New York Social Diary

Citymeals raises awareness through "March for Meals" initiative.

"Help at Home" from Daily News

"Citymeals-on-Wheels Holds 'March for Meals' Events" from New York Nonprofit Press

"Citymeals-on-Wheels Delivering Passover Packages to Homebound Senior Citizens" from News 12 Brooklyn

Chef Daniel Boulud launches "Chefs Deliver" program.

"Celebrity Chef Gives Back to Needy New Yorkers" from NBC 4 New York

2013 press

Christmas celebrations honor Citymeals founding.

"Firefighters And Citymeals On Wheels Serve Homebound New Yorkers On Holiday" from NY1

"FDNY, New Yorkers Celebrate Christmas By Giving Back" from CBS New York

"FDNY delivers meals to hundreds of homebound seniors for Christmas" from Pix 11

"Citymeals-on-Wheels Delivers Holiday Food and Cheer in Harlem" from DNAinfo

"Citymeals On Wheels Volunteers Deliver Holiday Cheer On Christmas" from CBS New York

"Citymeals-on-Wheels Feeds Thousands Of Seniors And Homebound Residents During Holidays" from NY1

Co-Founder Gael Greene celebrates birthday with Citymeals.

"Outpouring of love at birthday bash for Gael Greene" from Page Six

"Happy 80th Birthday to Legendary Critic Gael Greene" from Eater

"Still Hoping for a White Christmas" from New York Social Diary

Thanksgiving celebrations bring joy to homebound elderly New Yorkers.

"Citymeals On Wheels Hosts Feast For Homebound Seniors Affected By Sandy" from NY1

"Citymeals-on-Wheels Cooks Up Thanksgiving Feast For Elderly" from CBS New York

"Meals on Wheels is out in full force" from Fox 5

"Meals on Wheels: Cena especial en el Dia de Accion de Gracias" from Telemundo

Citymeals hosts annual exhibit of John Lennon's artwork.

"Sketching John Lennon" from the Wall Street Journal

"Exhibit Of John Lennon’s Artwork On Display In SoHo" from CBS New York

"Yoko Ono shares John Lennon’s drawings to help the vulnerable in the city he loved" from Metro New York

Citymeals marks one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy.

"Sandy One Year Later: City Works To Improve Response Time For Next Storm For Those Trapped In High Rises" from NY1

"Citymeals-on-Wheels reflects 1 year after Sandy" from News 12 Brooklyn

Citymeals hosts its 28th Annual Chefs' Tribute, Rumble at the Rock.

"New York's Top 100 Events 2013" from BizBash

"Citymeals Benefit Stages a Culinary Battle Between the Coasts" from BizBash

"Citymeals-on-Wheels Rumble at the Rock New York vs. California Chef Showdown" from Gotham

"Chefs' Tribute to Citymeals-on-Wheels" from Crain's

"Charlie Palmer and Alex Stupak Both Scouting for New NYC Venues" from Zagat

"28th Annual Chefs' Tribute to Citymeals-on-Wheels: 'RUMBLE AT THE ROCK: NY vs. CA CHEF SHOWDOWN'" from Manhattan Society

"Free Rides to Bushwick; Crab Boil at Ditch Plains" from Eater

"Lights, Camera, Action, Cocktails" from

"Let's Get Ready to Rumble at the Rock: Chefs Edition" from Urban.Food.Print

"'Rumble at the Rock: NY vs. CA Chef Showdown'" from Total Food Service

New York City's real estate community participates in Citymeals' annual Mother's Day campaign.

"Citymeals-on-Wheels Gets $194K for Mother's Day Meals" from New York Nonprofit Press

Daniel Boulud celebrates 20th anniversary of Restaurant DANIEL with benefit for Citymeals.

"Scene Last Night: Sunday Supper at Daniel for Citymeals" from Bloomberg

"The Apprentices' Sorcerer" from Town & Country

"20 Years, Over 20 Alumni, 1 Dinner of a Lifetime" from Underground Eats

"Returning to Daniel Boulud's Kitchen" from The Wall Street Journal

"Daniel at 20: Star Chefs Return for Anniversary Dinner" from The Daily Meal

Local artists participate in "Painting Takedown" benefitting Citymeals.

"'Happy Trees' at 'Painting Takedown'" from The Wall Street Journal

D'Agostino Supermarkets and Duane Reade stores raise funds for Citymeals through "Round-Up" initiatives.

"Duane Reade, Citymeals-on-Wheels Look to Raise Funds to Feed NYC's Homebound Elderly" from Drug Store News

"D’Agostino Supermarkets Help Feed Homebound Elderly This Winter" from Grocery Headquarters

Volunteers deliver Citymeals Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday boxes in recognition of the National Day of Service.

"NYC Volunteers Help Deliver Meals" from 90.7 WFUV

Citymeals co-founder Gael Greene reflects on Citymeals' Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.

"Gael Greene on the Citymeals-on-Wheels Response to Sandy" from Gotham Magazine

2012 press

Citymeals volunteers bring Christmas cheer to East Harlem residents.

"Groups Bring Hot Meals to Those in Need on Christmas" from NY1

Citymeals Board Member Chef Daniel Boulud delivers holiday meals in Manhattan.

"French Chef Helps with Deliveries for Citymeals-on-Wheels" from NY1

Citymeals promotes holiday volunteering after Hurricane Sandy.

"Help for the Holidays" from Crain's

"How to Help After Sandy During the Holidays" from Metrofocus

Citymeals celebrates Thanksgiving Day with meal recipients from Manhattan.

"NYC Restaurant Opens Its Heart on Thanksgiving" from The Epoch Times

Citymeals hosts its 26th Annual Power Lunch for Women.

"Citymeals-on-Wheels Honors Paula Zahn, Randi & Dennis Riese at 26th Annual Power Lunch for Women" from Pblcty

"Audra McDonald, Bette Midler, and More Set for Power Lunch for Women Today" from Broadway World

"Encore!" from New York Social Diary

"Photo Flash: Audra McDonald, Bette Midler and More at Citymeals-on-Wheels' 26th Annual Power Lunch for Women" from Broadway World

Citymeals responds to Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath.

"Emma Watson Delivers to Sandy Victims" from The New York Post

"Senior Citizens Coping with Sandy Aftermath" from NBC New York

"Sandy Strands Elderly in New York Highrises" from American Public Media's Marketplace

"Citymeals-on-Wheels Works to Help New Yorkers in Need" from NY1

"Rays of Sunshine During the Storm" from The Wall Street Journal

Bag One Arts presents "The Artwork of John Lennon," a benefit for Citymeals-on-Wheels.

"Lennon Art Show Will Benefit Citymeals-on-Wheels" from The New York Times

"Drawings by John Lennon on Display in SoHo" from Metro New York

"John Lennon Drawings Coming to NYC Gallery" from The Associated Press

New York Mets Pitchers Jeremy Hefner, Robert Carson and Josh Edgin deliver meals to homebound elderly in Queens.

"Three Mets Players Prepare, Deliver Meals for Seniors" from NY1

Citymeals and the Madison Avenue Business Improvement District offer 2-for-1 desserts and cocktails at select Madison Avenue restaurants during the month of September 2012.

"'Take Two' on Mad Ave" from Eater

"Dining Calendar" from The New York Times

Made possible by a grant from EmblemHealth, Citymeals expands its Mobile Food Pantry to include two Queens neighborhoods.

"Citymeals expands its pantry to Queens" from the Queens Chronicle

"Mobile Food Pantry to Make Stops in Queens Brings Groceries to the Neediest" from the Times Newsweekly

"Food program for needy expands in Queens" from the Leader-Observer

Citymeals board member Lillian Vernon donates refrigerated truck for fresh fruit and vegetable deliveries

"Hope and Lettuce Delivered Daily" from The Wall Street Journal

"Tapped In" from New York Press

Citymeals receives fresh food deliveries from New York City wholesale food program GrowNYC.

"Program Finds Seniors Ripe for Healthy Fresh Food" from New York Press

The Epoch Times profiles Citymeals Executive Director, Beth Shapiro.

"This is New York: Beth Shapiro, CEO of Citymeals-on-Wheels" from The Epoch Times

Citymeals hosts its 27th annual Chefs' Tribute and raises over $826,000 for meal delivery and preparation.

"NYC Chefs Rally for Citymeals-on-Wheels" from Gotham Magazine

"Citymeals Gala" from Bloomberg

"25 Movie-Inspired Small Plates From Citymeals Chefs' Tribute" from Biz Bash

The Riese corporation delivers $150,000 from their "Round-Up" campaign.

"Citymeals-on-Wheels gets $150K through Riese 'Round-Up'" from New York Nonprofit Press

Chef and Citymeals board member Daniel Boulud hosts Annual Sunday Supper at Daniel on March 25, 2012 benefiting New York City's homebound elderly.

"Chef Daniel Boulud Hosts Annual Sunday Supper benefitting Citymeals-on-Wheels in New York" from Eventful

"Chef Daniel Boulud Hosts Annual Sunday Supper benefitting Citymeals-on-Wheels" from New York Social Diary


2011 press

Citymeals celebrates its 30th anniversary.

"Citymeals-on-Wheels Celebrates 30 Years of Service" from New York 1

New York Giants player Deon Grant packs meals at Citymeals' warehouse.

"Shhh! Giants Hit Mute" from the Daily News

Citymeals delivers during gas emergency in North Manhattan! Read the coverage of our emergency meal delivery of 2,100 shelf-stable meals on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 for residents in need, including the elderly and children.

“Food aid for Harlem residents without gas service” from The Wall Street Journal

“Harlem Residents Without Gas Service Get Food Aid From Citymeals-On-Wheels” from CBS New York

“Food aid available for Harlem residents without gas service” from the New York Post

Marcia Stein steps down as Citymeals Executive Director.

“Citymeals-on-Wheels leader steps down” from Crain’s New York Business

“Citymeals-on-Wheels chief Marcia Stein will step down” from the New York Daily News

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Citymeals board member and actress Kathleen Turner prepare Thanksgiving dinner for seniors.

"Meals-on-Wheels Delivers" from the Queens Gazette


2010 press

"Citymeals: Please Check on Your Elderly Neighbors" from CBS New York

"Citymeals Volunteers Deliver Christmas Cheer to Queens Seniors" from New York 1

"Good Will of Citymeals Spreading Altruism on Christmas Eve" from CBS New York

"Citymeals-on-Wheels In Need of Donations" from New York 1

"First 'Wives' Club" from New York Post

"Kathleen Turner is returning to Broadway" from New York Social Diary

"Sandra Lee Enters Political Stage As 'First Girlfriend'" from New York 1

"Power Lunch Helps Feed Elderly" from The Wall Street Journal

"Citymeals-on-Wheels Packs the Pierre" from Women’s Wear Daily

"Volunteers Fill Up Emergency Food Packages" from New York 1


2009 press

"Homebound New Yorkers Receive Hot Meal, Holiday Cheer" from New York 1

"NYC Firefighters Deliver for Citymeals-on-Wheels" from WNYC News

"Kathleen & Kid Deliver Food, Hugs" from NY Daily News

"Meals on Wheels Helpers Prepare Winter Food Packages" from New York 1



Top Stories, NY1, November 24, 2008

The Early Show, CBS, July 9, 2008

Kathleen Turner’s Charity Role, Today Show, June 23, 2008



"While You’re in the Giving Mood" from New York Magazine

"Poorest Feel Downturn as Donations Fall" from The Washington Post

"Those Serving Now in Need" from Crain’s

"Wolf banging at Citymeals' door" from the Daily News

"Charities feel Wall Street's pain" from Lost Angeles Times

"Struggling nonprofits seek new trustees" from Crain’s New York