City Harvest

by Leah Butz
City Harvest
Address
6 East 32nd Street
Address Line 2
5th Floor
New York City
NY
10016
Secondary Address
5501 2nd St.
Long Island City, NY 11101
Phone Number
(646) 412-0600
Director, Manager or CEO
Jilly Stephens
Community members served per month
116,666
Volunteers per month
10,000
Number of staff/employees
150
Annual Budget
$116,484,327
Year Started
1982
Major Funders
99% of donations come from private sources, though City Harvest occasionally receives small yearly grants from government sources.
Latest Projects
We plan to open our tenth Mobile Market this spring, in Brooklyn. We currently operate nine markets throughout the five boroughs. Mobile Markets are our direct distributions of free, fresh produce to residents in low-income communities – they are open-air, farmers’ market-style distributions serving some 500 residents per market.
Interesting Fact
In 2016, City Harvest predicts they will collect 55 million pounds of excess food to help feed the nearly 1.4 million New Yorkers struggling to put meals on their tables.
Areas Served
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens
Core Programs
Healthy Neighborhoods: This program works at the local level with community organizations, schools, and businesses in order to find long terms solutions to food insecurity in the area.
Major Issues
Food Insecurity, Food Waste, Increase Food Access
Frequently used hashtags
#foodrescue#fighthunger
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