Worthy Causes

NYC: Taste Of The Nation Announces Its Restaurant Lineup

Share Our Strength charity event is April 28
Apr 14, 2014 10:30 am

It's one of the best food and drink events of the year, and all of the proceeds go directly to charity. That's right, New York, it's Taste Of The Nation, the annual tastearound/drinkaround featuring many of the city's top restaurants and bars serving up all you can eat/drink items for a great cause. Proceeds from the event benefit Share Our Strength, an organization devoted to ending childhood hunger. Details and the killer lineup, right this way. 

Red Rooster Benefit To Support The East Harlem Collapse

Star chefs host Harlem Helps for those affected
Mar 27, 2014 2:30 pm

Featuring live, local entertainment to celebrate the Harlem community's tireless dedication to assisting their neighbors, the Harlem Helps event hosted by chefs Marcus Samuelsson, Amanda Freitag, Jonathan Waxman and Aaron Sanchez will work in conjunction with the American Red Cross to direct relief to those who have been affected. Buy tickets or donate right here.

NYC: Geoffrey Zakarian Is The New Chairman Of City Harvest Food Council

He takes over for Eric Ripert to help fight hunger
Jan 27, 2014 5:00 pm

Last week on a frigid, blustery night, members of the City Harvest Food Council gathered in a private event space at Manhattan hotspot Toro to welcome the organization's new Chairman, chef and restaurateur Geoffrey Zakarian. Included in the crowd of philanthropists and chefs was outgoing chairman and Food Council co-founder Eric Ripert, who will remain on the group's board of directors.

Video: Aarón Sánchez Partners With WhyHunger

Chopped judge is non-profit's first chef ambassador
Nov 20, 2013 3:30 pm

NYC-based chef Aarón Sánchez (of Chopped fame) is partnering with WhyHunger as the organization’s first chef ambassador. A video of the chef talking about his work with the non-profit, after the jump.

NYC: No. 7 Subs Puts Turduckens To Work For Charity

Sub sales will aid Philippines typhoon victims
Nov 18, 2013 10:30 am

The catastrophic typhoon that wiped out entire villages in the Philippines is already off the home pages of major U.S. news sites — replaced by closer-to-home weather issues, and football results. But the need for massive amounts of international aid remains. Which is why we're helping spread the word.

How $14,000 Cronuts Totally Dominated City Harvest's Bid Against Hunger

People put their money towards...two good causes!
Oct 23, 2013 12:30 pm

City Harvest is one of New York's many hugely important charities, feeding more than a million hungry New Yorkers every year by "rescuing" extra food from restaurants, supermarkets, cafeterias, farms and other outlets that would otherwise go to waste. During their fundraising event last night, Bid Against Hunger, Dominique Ansel took the stage with a box of fresh cronuts and raised...a lot of money.

Kickstart This: Civil Eats Goes Pro!

Food community resource takes it to the next level
Oct 17, 2013 10:00 am
civil eats kickstarter

Break out your Paypal passwords, friends, cause Civil Eats needs your spare dough to become the great website it's always been...only now everyone gets paid! Stay up-to-date on food policy, the who's-who of Slow Food, one nation's quest to label GMOs (it's us), Meatless Monday, eye-opening documentaries and more. With one day left to donate, time's running out!

Eat $1 Slices From NYC's Top Pizzerias For A Good Cause

Slice Out Hunger takes place October 9
Oct 8, 2013 4:30 pm

What if we told you that you could enjoy $1 slices from some of the New York City's best pizzerias…with all proceeds going towards a worthy cause? This is one event you're not going to want to miss.


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