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Masbia Distributes $80,000 Worth of Passover Foods
BROOKLYN, NY -- April 16, 2012 -- This year, Masbia Soup Kitchens Network distributed $80,000 worth of Passover foods for single mothers and regular clients the week before Passover.
Close to 200 volunteers came to Masbia’s central kitchen to help prepare for three full days of Passover ...
Famous Williamsburg Pickler Shows Volunteers How to Pickle Carrots
BROOKLYN, NY--- Sunday, February 26--- Some days ago Masbia got a very generous donation of 1000 pounds of high-end carrots in a variety of colors from City Harvest. Masbia tries to make use of as much donated produce as possible, but relying on donations can make planning a menu tough. The delivery ...
A&B Famous Gefilte Fish Makes a Special Thanksgiving Donation to Masbia
BROOKLYN, NY -- November 24, 2011 -- This Thanksgiving, A&B Famous Gefilte Fish donated and hand-delivered one whole day`s worth of dinners to be distributed to the hungry throughout our four soup kitchens-- totaling in 500 meals of their new "Main Menu" line of meatloaf and delicious side dishes su ...
Over 300 Volunteers Come to Help Masbia Prepare Thanksgiving Meals
BROOKLYN, NY -- On November 23rd and 24th, 2011, Masbia was overwhelmed with an overflow of goodwill and community spirit. Over 300 volunteers showed up to help with all the work that goes into preparing over 500 Thanksgiving meals and several hundred take-home packages to be distributed the next da ...
Winner of "Build Abraham`s Tent" Contest Receives Grand Prize!
This year, for the first time ever, Masbia Soup Kitchens held an arts and crafts "Build Abraham`s Tent" contest for all children ages 5 to 13 to commemorate the week of "Vayaira," which according to the Hebrew calendar is the week used to study Genesis 18, the story of Abraham feeding the hungry. Ca ...
Masbia Needs Volunteers for our Thanksgiving Meal (11/23 & 11/24)
OUR THANKSGIVING VOLUNTEER SLOTS ARE ALL BOOKED UP! We still need all the help you are willing to give. Please consider becoming a virtual volunteer by visiting our donate page and getting others to donate as well. Or, schedule a volunteer shift for after the Thanksgivin ...
NYS Senate Majority Leader Skelos Helps Out at Masbia
BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- October 26,2011 -- Today, State Senate Majority Leader Dean G. Skelos visited Masbia’s soup kitchen on Coney Island Ave to lend a helping hand. Along with other Masbia volunteers and staff, Senator Skelos and Senator Marty Golden chopped carrots, peeled potatoes, ladled soup, and s ...
Hundreds Come Out for Cleanup & Food Drive at Brizzi Playground -- Boro Park, Brooklyn
[This event was covered by NY1 and News 12-- 9/11/11]
BROOKLYN, NY -- Residents of Boro Park commemorated the tenth anniversary of September 11th by volunteering at a local park and donating to a food drive. Brizzi Playground is now swept free of trash and freshly painted with bright, kid-friendl ...
CBS News: Masbia Soup Kitchens Come To Aid Of Needy Families Marking Rosh Hashanah
NEW YORK (CBS 2) - September 28, 2011
Rosh Hashanah began at sundown - marking the start of the Jewish High Holy Days.
The ten-day period of reflection is traditionally a time to review the mistakes of the past year and resolve to make improvements in the next.
CBS 2`s Cindy Hsu headed to to Brooklyn on Wednesday, where th ...
New Yorkers Celebrate Memorial Day Fighting Hunger
New York, NY -- May 31, 2011 -- Many New Yorkers typically spend Memorial Day at the beach or in the park, eating barbeque with family and friends. On this Memorial Day, some people found the time to gather at Union Square Farmers Market and help feed those in New York most in need. Local farmers at ...
A Note from Alexander Rapaport, Executive Director
I Remember seeing a 10 and 11 year-old at a previous distribution, disassembling their package tyring to make it fit on their bicycles to take home. Their mother, Mrs. Friedman,* a single mother of four, was unable to provide for her children, but was too embarrassed to come herself, so she sent her ...
$30,000 Worth of Passover Food Distributed
$30,000 Worth of Passover Food Distributed in 4 Hours
Brooklyn NY – April 12, 2011 -- For the last few days dozens of volunteers were busy turning the Masbia central kitchen into a Passover grocery store. They arranged a large-scale display of donated Passover staples such as matzah, potato starch, nuts, chicken, meat, oil, grape juice, produce and muc ...
Grow-and-Behold Announces 5% of Gross Revenue
Brooklyn NY -- March 6, 2011-- Grow and Behold, a high-end, local meat vendor with an emphasis on animal welfare, will donate 5% of their gross revenue over the next few weeks in the lead-up to the Jewish holiday Purim. Purim, which this year falls on Sunday, March 20, is the most charity focused ho ...
NYC Comptroller Liu: Tim Zagat to rate MASBIA
Brooklyn, NY -- March 29, 2011 -- New York City Comptroller John Liu visited Masbia soup kitchen on Coney Island Ave. As Chief Fiscal Officer for New York City, Liu experienced firsthand the plight of New York`s unfortunate and the effect that the current state of the economy has on real people.
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