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.


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


NBC, December 26, 2019
Volunteers Provide Christmas Meals to Older New Yorkers

Univision, December 25, 2019
Voluntarios Recorren Nueva York Para Entregar Alimentos a Ancianos en Navidad 

Fox 5, December 25, 2019
Delivering Meals to Homebound New Yorkers on Christmas

CBS 2, December 25, 2019
Citymeals Delivers 21,000 Meals to Homebound Seniors on Christmas

BronxNet, December 18, 2019
Beth Shapiro on Supporting Homebound Elderly New Yorkers

PIX11, November 28, 2019
Sandra Lee and Citymeals Bring Thanksgiving Feasts to New Yorkers in Need

New York Social Diary, November 21, 2019
Week at a Glance: Citymeals' Annual Power Lunch for Women

Page Six, November 20, 2019
Citymeals on Wheels' Annual Power Lunch Raises Over $1.2 Million

The New York Times, October 17, 2019
Neediest Cases Fund: Lending a Hand in New York

The Queens Chronicle, September 26, 2019
Citymeals on Wheels: Filling the Gaps

The Wall Street Journal, July 23, 2019
Homebound, but Still Hopeful

El Diario, July 16, 2019
Primera Ola de Calor del Verano

am New York, June 26, 2019
Citymeals Meets Seniors' Changing Needs

NY1, June 25, 2019
Meal Delivery Non-Profit Delivers 60 Millionth Meal

Forbes, June 25, 2019
Citymeals on Wheels Delivers Its 60 Millionth Meal Today

Haute Living, June 18, 2019
Inside the 34th Annual Chefs' Tribute to Citymeals

New York Post, June 9, 2019
Side Dish: 34th Annual Chefs' Tribute to Citymeals

El Diario, June 9, 2019
La Gran Fiesta Gastronómica de Citymeals on Wheels

ABC7, May 14, 2019
HarlemEatUp Supports Community and Citymeals

Crain's New York, March 27, 2019
Beth Shapiro on Feeding the Growing Over-60 Population

Town & Country, March 14, 2019
Inside the 22nd Annual Sunday Supper

NYC Food Policy Center, March 13, 2019
An Interview with Beth Shapiro

Vogue, March 12, 2019
Daniel Boulud Hosts a Decadent Dinner in Support of Citymeals

Univision, March 5, 2019
La Noble Misión de Citymeals on Wheels


NBC 4, December 25, 2018
Volunteers Deliver Christmas Meals to Homebound Elderly

CBS 2, December 25, 2018
Citymeals Serves Thousands of Christmas Meals to Homebound Seniors 

PIX11, December 25, 2018
Citymeals Prepares 23,000 Meals on Christmas Day

NY1, December 23, 2018
The Changing Face of Hunger in New York
The Cost of Ending Hunger

Epoch Times, December 21, 2018
A Family Who Exemplifies the Spirit of Giving

MetroFocus, December 20, 2018
Citymeals in High Gear for the Holidays

Univision, November 19, 2018
Citymeals on Wheels Busca Voluntarios a Ancianos Necesitados

Women's Wear Daily, November 18, 2018
Citymeals on Wheels' Annual Power Lunch Raises Nearly $1.2 Million

The Hollywood Reporter, November 16, 2018
Jane Krakowski, Kathie Lee Gifford and Other "Power Women" Raise $1.2 M for Citymeals

Page Six, November 14, 2018
Kathie Lee Gifford’s ‘From the Heart’ Speech Leaves Guests in Tears

New York Post, October 30, 2018
Citymeals Unveils Sprawling New Bronx Facility

AM New York, October 29, 2018
Citymeals Ready for Next Sandy with New Bronx Warehouse

News 12 Bronx, October 29, 2018
Citymeals on Wheels Opens New Meal Distribution Center

Epoch Times, October 9, 2018
After Retiring from the Police Force, He's Serving Others

Heritage Radio Network, September 13, 2018
A Hungry Society Podcast, Episode 41

LifeHacker, September 12, 2018
This is How I Work: Beth Shapiro

Metro, August 23, 2018
Eat Dessert During Sweet September for Hunger Relief

The Cut, July 23, 2018
How I Get It Done: Beth Shapiro, Executive Director of Citymeals on Wheels

CBS 2, July 3, 2018
Volunteers Brave the Heat to Help Seniors in Need

Food + Wine, May 14, 2018
Chefs Tribute to Citymeals: Feeding the Homebound Elderly

The Daily Meal, April 27, 2018
Delivering Meals in Harlem with Chefs Daniel Boulud and Marcus Samuelsson

Greenline, April 1, 2018
Chefs Deliver through the Snow for the Homebound

The Nation, March 30, 2018
Who Actually Benefits from Meals on Wheels?

Town & Country, March 16, 2018
Chef Daniel Boulud and All-Star Team of Women Chefs Raised $850,000 for Citymeals

New York Observer, February 22, 2018
How Trump's 2019 Budget Will Hurt New York City's Elderly

WNYC, January 15, 2018
A Teen Volunteer Gives Back with Citymeals

CBS 2, January 4, 2018
Braving a Snowstorm to Deliver Meals for Seniors in Need


News 12, December 25, 2017
Volunteers Deliver Christmas Meals to Seniors

Telemundo 47, December 25, 2017
Organización que Reparte Comida

NY1 Noticias, December 25, 2017
Preparan Voluntarios Comida Para Ayduar a Los Neoyorquinos que Menos Tienen

AM New York, December 22, 2017
Two Longtime Volunteers Deliver for Citymeals on Christmas

NBC 4, November 23, 2017
New Yorkers Lend a Helping Hand on Thanksgiving

CNN en Español, November 23, 2017
"Ángeles" Sobre Ruedas Alimentan a Ancianos en Acción de Gracias

Metro, November 21, 2017
Citymeals Feeds New York's Aging 'Hidden Hungry'

New York Times, November 17, 2017
Sunday Routine: How a Citymeals on Wheels Volunteer Spends Her Sundays

NY 1, November 16, 2017
A World-Record Breaking Green Bean Casserole

New York Daily News, November 5, 2017
Former Marathoner, 91, Cheers on Citymeals Runners

AM New York, September 17, 2017
Chef David Burke Delivers Gourmet Meals and Sweet Treats

CNN, July 7, 2017
Chef Daniel Boulud on the Power of Food

Upworthy, June 19, 2017
Andy and Sarah Teach Their Kids the Joy of Helping Others

CNN, June 15, 2017
Champions for Change - Providing More Than Just a Hot Meal

Food & Wine, June 14, 2017
32nd Annual Chefs' Tribute to Citymeals Raised $840,000

Fox 5, June 9, 2017
Chef Maria Loi Lends Her Hand to Citymeals

CBS News, May 13, 2017
New Documentary Explores the Life of James Beard

New York Daily News, March 23, 2017
Budget Cuts Would Wallop Seniors Who Rely on Meals on Wheels

New York Lifestyles Magazine, January 3, 2017
My New York Story: Beth Shapiro


Univision, December 25, 2016
Citymeals in Wheels repartió 20,415 comidas en Navidad a adultos mayores en Nueva York

Univision, December 23, 2016
Mayores de 60 años que viven solos en Nueva York recibirán cenas navideñas

CBS 2, December 25, 2016
Citymeals on Wheels Delivers to Those in Need on Christmas

New York Nonprofit Media. December 23, 2016
Food and Friendship Should Never Be a Luxury

Vanity Fair, December 22, 2016
Derek Blasberg's Diary: A Holiday Tradition of Service

Sporkful, December 20, 2016
Special Delivery

New York Daily News, December 18, 2016
Citymeals celebrates 35 years of feeding homebound seniors

Our Town, December 15, 2016
Holiday card artist Anne Watkins shares why she supports Citymeals

ABC7, November 24, 2016
Citymeals provides Thanksgiving dinner to thousands

Women's Wear Daily, November 21, 2016
Citymeals on Wheels 30th Annual Power Lunch for Women

NET TV, September 22, 2016
Citymeals ready for winter with Emergency Food Packages

News 12 Brooklyn, September 21, 2016
Citymeals prepares Emergency Food Packages

The Wall Street Journal, September 20, 2016
Meals Delivered, Stories Told

United Nations Radio, July 18, 2016
Volunteering enhances “liberty of others” one meal at a time

Saveur, July 14, 2016
Bidding Farewell to the Four Seasons, The Hospitality Giant of New York

Toqueland, July 12, 2016
Dispatches: The Other Side of Charity

Remezcla, June 9, 2016
These 20 Mouth-Watering Dishes Are What Happens When Some of the World’s Best Latino Chefs Get Together

NY 1 Noticias, May 9, 2016
Madre e hija refuerzan su vínculo ayudando a otros

News 12 Bronx, May 8, 2016
Program unites mother-daughter duo with special friend

The Bronx Free Press, May 4, 2016
Built to Bond

The Village Voice, April 28, 2016
Famed Chefs Deliver Meals to 18,000 Homebound Elderly. You Can, Too.

Fox 5 News, April 18, 2016
Celebrity Chefs Deliver Meals

Edible Manhattan, April 5, 2016
Over a Sunday Supper, Boulud Helps Deliver Over 130K Meals to Elderly New Yorkers

New York Daily News, January 23, 2016
When snowed in, think of your frail and elderly neighbors

NBC4 New York, January 22, 2016
Citymeals on Wheels Keeps Rolling Despite Approaching Storm


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