Learn more about the impact Citymeals has on the city’s homebound elderly in all five boroughs – from dedicated volunteers sharing what inspires them to chefs and leaders in the restaurant community lending their talents to support our mission – through these highlights of our television, print and online press coverage.


USA Today, September 11, 2023
Elderly New Yorkers are Dying in the Summer Heat

New York Social Diary, June 15, 2023
Chefs' Tribute to Citymeals: Family, Friendship, Charity

CBS News, June 14, 2023
Citymeals on Wheels Making Sure Bronx Seniors Have Food in Times of Need

Univision, June 9, 2023
Organización Citymeals on Wheels Ofrece Comida a Adultos Mayores en NYC

News 12, June 9, 2023
Citymeals on Wheels Steps in to Help Feed Local Seniors Amid Poor Air Quality

City & State, May 8, 2023
Council Member, Advocates Criticize Reduced City Funding for Meals

Fast Company, April 25, 2023
How Meals on Wheels Became Frontline Climate Workers

Town & Country, March 20, 2023
Inside the 25th Annual Sunday Supper for Citymeals on Wheels

NBC 4, March 1, 2023
Pandemic Emergency SNAP Benefits End

Bloomberg, February 16, 2023
Low-Income Americans Are Losing Covid-Era Benefit

Gothamist, February 10, 2023
As Prices Climb, Millions Brace for the End of Pandemic-era Food Stamps


NY1, December 25, 2022
Hundreds of Volunteers Brave Cold to Deliver Christmas Meals

CBS2, December 25, 2022
Citymeals Volunteers Deliver 16,000 Meals on Christmas

The New York Times, December 13, 2022
Neediest Cases Fund: Citymeals Provides Meals to Older New Yorkers

Univision, November 25, 2022
Esta Organización Entrega Comidas a Abuelos Necesitados en NY

ABC News 7, November 25, 2022
Citymeals on Wheels Delivers 16,000 Meals to Homebound Seniors this Thanksgiving

Vogue, November 21, 2022
A Power Lunch at The Plaza for Citymeals on Wheels

W Magazine, November 18, 2022
Fashion World Joined NYC's Finest in Supporting Citymeals

AMNY, November 10, 2022
Citymeals Holiday Cards Help Deliver Meals to Homebound Elderly

The Detroit Free Press, November 4, 2022
Detroit Board Restaurant Critic Gael Greene Dies

The Washington Post, November 2, 2022
Gael Greene, Restaurant Critic Who Made Food ‘Seductive,’ Dies at 88

Los Angeles Times, November 2, 2022
How Gael Greene Altered the Course of Restaurant Criticism

New York Times, November 1, 2022
Gael Greene, Who Shook Up Restaurant Reviewing, Dies at 88

Grubstreet, November 1, 2022
Gael Greene Invented the Modern Restaurant Critic

Eater, November 1, 2022
Storied Restaurant Critic Gael Greene Has Died

NY1, October 20, 2022
Bills Aim to Curb Catalytic Converter Theft 'Epidemic'

NY1, July 25, 2022
In Focus on Location: Citymeals on Wheels

Gothamist, July 24, 2022
Food Prices Hit Poor New Yorkers and the Programs That Serve Them

The Met Museum, April 15, 2022
Art Offers a Lifeline to Seniors

Gothamist, April 14, 2022
The City's Pandemic Meal Program Coming to An End

Vogue, March 15, 2022
Chef Daniel Boulud's Sunday Supper Returns


CNN, December 25, 2021
On 40th Anniversary Citymeals Provides 20,000 Christmas Meals

NY1, December 20, 2021
Citymeals on Wheels Rolling for 40 Years

The New York Times, December 7, 2021
Neediest Cases Fund: Safety Nets That Sustain Community 

The New York Times, December 3, 2021
Scene City: Citymeals Hosts a Benefit Luncheon

CBS2, November 25, 2021
Citymeals Comes Through for the Needy on Thanksgiving

PIX11, October 5, 2021
Citymeals Prepares Emergency Food Packages for Homebound Elderly New Yorkers

MarketWatch, August 27, 2021
Old and Alone in a Pandemic: Citymeals Delivers Food and More 

New York Daily News, July 4, 2021
4 Million Reasons to Cheer: Citymeals on Wheels' Staggering Number Of Pandemic Meals

Telemundo 47, June 23, 2021
Madre e Hija Puertorriqueño Llevan Alimentos a Los Más Necesitados En El Bronx

Guest of a Guest, June 9, 2021
The Met Partners With Citymeals On Wheels To Bring Art To NYC's Homebound & Elderly

Hyperallergic, June 8, 2021
Art-making Kits Inspired by the Met Museum Delivered Monthly to NYC’s Seniors

The City, June 3, 2021
NYC Translation Law Often Ignored, Leaving Out Seniors

PIX11, May 26, 2021
Bronx Mother and Daughter Side-By-Side Fighting Hunger in NYC

Parade, May 20, 2021
Kathleen Turner's Activism with Citymeals on Wheels  

NBC's TODAY Show, April 7, 2021
Daniel Boulud on His Support for Citymeals on Wheels 

BronxNet, April 2, 2021
Citymeals on Wheels During the Covid-19 Pandemic

ABC7, March 25, 2021
Citymeals Marks 3 Million Meals Delivered During Pandemic

Gotham Gazette, March 10, 2021
Op-Ed: How to Get the City’s Homebound Seniors Vaccinated More Quickly

PIX11, February 24, 2021
Interview with Beth Shapiro: Accelerating Covid-19 Vaccination for Seniors

New York Nonproft Media, February 11, 2021
Staff Providing Home-Delivered Meals Deserve COVID-19 Vaccine

Reuters, January 28, 2021
Homebound New York Seniors Receive Emergency Meals Amid Pandemic

NBC Nightly News, January 17, 2021
Elder Hunger on the Rise During Covid

WWD, January 14, 2021
Cook a Meal with Daniel Boulud

MetroFocus, January 12, 2021
Homebound and Hungry


The Daily News, December 25, 2020
Citymeals Delivers 24,000 Christmas Meals to Homebound Seniors

The New York Times, December 3, 2020
Neediest Cases Fund: Pandemic Reveals Gaps in Safety Net

NY1, December 7, 2020
New Yorker of the Week: Artist Anne Watkins

ABC7, December 1, 2020
Citymeals on New Covid-19 Guidance for Older New Yorkers

NBC 4, November 26, 2020
Citymeals Lends a Helping Hand on Thanksgiving

New York Times, November 22, 2020
Scene City: Daniel Boulud Supports Citymeals' Virtual Benefit

CBS2, October 15, 2020
Citymeals Prepares Emergency Food Packages During Coronavirus

amNew York Metro, September 9, 2020
Citymeals Launches Holiday Card Collection Celebrating NYC

Travel +Leisure, August 26, 2020
Chef Daniel Boulud Cooks for Citymeals from His Prep Kitchen 

PIX11, August 16, 2020
How Citymeals is Fighting Food Insecurity During the Pandemic

CBS 2, August 7, 2020
Citymeals Deliverer Still on the Job After 30 Years

Queens Chronicle, July 30, 2020
Hometown Heroes in the War on Hunger

Civil Eats, July 21, 2020
Meet the People Who Bring Food to NYC's Homebound

The Intercept, June 16, 2020
Citymeals Meets Growing Demand of Hungry Seniors

Good Morning America, June 4, 2020
Derek Blasberg on Citymeals' Emergency Response

ABC7 Tiempo, May 24, 2020
Feeding New York City's Seniors

Inside Edition, May 18, 2020
Volunteers Deliver Meals to Quarantined Seniors

am New York, May 17, 2020
Citymeals Keeps Older New Yorkers Fed 

New York Daily News, May 8, 2020
Hometown Helpers: Citymeals' Mother-Daughter Duo

Fox 5 Good Day New York, April 29, 2020
Hero of the Day: Citymeals Deliverer Warren Pizarro

Gothamist, April 22, 2020
How Seniors Who Live Alone Are Coping With Coronavirus

The Wall Street Journal, April 8, 2020
Groups Step Up to Deliver Passover Meals to Those in Need

The New York Times, April 2, 2020
Citymeals and ReThink Team Up to Support Restaurants, Feed Those in Need

BronxNet, March 27, 2020
Citymeals' Efforts During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Fox Business, March 23, 2020
Citymeals Feeding the Elderly During Coronavirus Outbreak

Food & Wine, March 23, 2020
Charities Ramp Up Efforts to Feed People During the Pandemic

PBS NewsHour, March 22, 2020
Services Change Rapidly to Protect Seniors From Covid-19

New York Daily News, March 19, 2020
Unprecedented Efforts to Feed Seniors Amid Coronavirus

MetroFocus, March 18, 2020
Citymeals Serving Elderly New Yorkers at Risk

NY1 Noticias, March 13, 2020
Preparan Comida Para Llevar a Adultos de la Tercera Edad

PIX11, March 13, 2020
Citymeals Doubles Staff to Feed Seniors

Town & Country, March 10, 2020
Inside the Citymeals on Wheels Sunday Supper at DANIEL

Vogue, March 9, 2020
Sunday Supper Raised $1 Million for Citymeals on Wheels

New York Social Diary, March 9, 2020
23rd Annual Sunday Supper at DANIEL

Christian Science Monitor, February 21, 2020
Poems Offer Food for the Soul

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