United Way of New York City

by Leah Butz
United Way of New York City
Address
205 E 42nd St
New York
NY
10017
Phone Number
(212) 251-2500
Director, Manager or CEO
Sheena Wright
Community members served per month
100,000
Number of staff/employees
70
Year Started
1940
Major Funders
Bank of America, Johnson & Johnson, macys, bloomingdales, limited brands, sidley
Latest Projects
Running workshops that train over 250 representatives from emergency food program sites in food protection, pantry management and cooking with fresh produce to improve the health and nutrition status of people needing food assistance.
Interesting Fact
In 2013-2014, Local Produce Link helped 49 food pantries receive 280,868 pounds of locally grown, fresh produce of which 210,651 pounds were organic.
Areas Served
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens
Core Programs
Education, Income, Health, Strengthening NYC nonprofits , hunger prevention and nutrition assistance, local produce link, urban farms, client choice, healthy eating for a healthy start
Major Issues
Anti-Hunger, Food Affordability, Food Insecurity
Non-profit?
Nonprofit
Frequently used hashtags
#nycstrong#nyc
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