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Masbia of Queens Set to Provide Millionth Meal in 2014: Kew Garden Hills Community Invited to Annual Queens Breakfast
KEW GARDEN HILLS, NY (June 15, 2014)
- Kew Garden Hills residents Tzipora and Aaron Laub are opening their home Sunday, June 15th, for a breakfast ...
Toll Free Number Announced for Families in Need of Passover Food: Masbia Opens Citywide Registration for Kosher-for-Passover Emergency Food Packages
In attendance at the Monday, March 31, 2014 announcement included Lincoln Square Synagogue Executive Director Ben Keil, NYC Councilmembers Helen Rosenthal and Mark Levine, Lincoln Square Synagogue Rabbi Shaul Robinson, Boro Park JCC Executive Director Yerchum Silber, Masbia Chef Ruben Diaz, and Masbia Executive Director Alexander Rapaport.
NEW YORK, NY (March 31, 2014)
– Just in time for Passover, Masbia Soup Kitchen Network announces toll-free number for kosher-for-Passover food packages in response to increased demand from New Yorkers in need. Including seder staples, such as eggs, chicken, apples, walnuts, almonds ...
Live Horses, Bikes Bring Triumph of Mordecai to Brooklyn’s Poor: Masbia Soup Kitchen Network celebrates Purim by taking to the streets of Boro Park
BROOKLYN, NY (March 14, 2014)
- As a reminder of the Triumph of Mordecai, part of the story from the Book of Esther for Purim, horses and bicycles will take the streets of Boro Park for Masbia Soup Kitchen Network`s “ככה יעשה..." Purim Drive. ...
Charity with a Meaty Twist: From Amish farms to kosher soup kitchens
New York, NY (March 5, 2014)
- Two Brooklyn-based food-conscious organizations are teaming up to feed the hungry over the next two weeks. Kosher pastured meat company Grow and Behold Foods will donate 5% of retail sales between March 1-16 to Masbia, the kosher restaurant-style soup ...
More Cuts to Food Stamps; Masbia Soup Kitchen Responds, Expands
In response to SNAP cuts and already longer lines, Masbia of Queens extends hours and becomes more efficient as client choice pantry
Queens, NY (Feb. 4, 2014)
-With today’s passing of the Farm Bill in the Senate, paired with last week’s House approval, New York prepares for disproportionate, deeper cuts to SNAP, formerly known as food stamps. Although these cuts may not be occurring instantly, Masbia Soup Kitchen ...
Masbia Applauds USDA Announcement of Fruit and Vegetable Bonus Purchases to Feed the Hungry
January 16, 2014
With the holiday of fruit trees known as TuB’shvat celebrated this Thursday, Masbia Soup Kitchen Network is taking the opportunity to applaud the USDA’s bonus purchase of fruits and vegetables to feed the hungry. On January 6, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the U.S. Department of Agricu ...
`Brooklyn Eats Cares` for the Hungry this Holiday Season
Brooklyn, NY (December 3, 2013)
- The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce that it has partnered with Masbia Soup Kitchen Network, along with five other Brooklyn food pantries and soup kitchens, to collect non-perishable food (canned or packaged) and raise money until ...
Jamie Geller, Hanukkah, Thanksgiving, and more at Masbia Soup Kitchen Network
Just as needy families across the country are bracing for the holidays and beginning to feel the pinch, popular food personality Jamie Geller and the Masbia soup kitchen network are offering people an
easy way to help
Everyone enjoys sharing w ...
High Holiday season at Masbia
New York, NY -- September 1, 2013
-- Masbia soup kitchen has several special programs planned for the Jewish New Year, which falls on the eve of Wed., September 4, including special free food distributions, and a new pilot program offering Kosher chicken at wholesale price for struggling fami ...
MASBIA NEEDS YOUR DONATIONS: Preparing thousands of meals for hungry and displaced all over the city
THURSDAY 11/1 - Masbia has been working triple time since Tuesday. With requests from the Park Slope Armory as well as several other shelters and organizations around the city, Masbia staff and volunteers are now preparing literally thousands of hot meals. Our phone is ringing off the hook, and we ...
Masbia’s Emergency Appeal: Over 500+ relocated SENIORS need YOUR Help
Brooklyn, NY -- YESTERDAY (Tuesday) Masbia Soup Kitchen received a call from a volunteer at the Park Slope Armory that they are expecting provide shelter for 500 Seniors who are being evacuated from low lying areas that have lost electricity. The only thing they have to feed them is government issue ...
End of Summer Updates from Masbia: News on Farmer’s Market Pick-ups and New Rosh Hashanah cards in our store!
Aug 30, 2012 - Masbia has had a busy summer! We took no vacations, and served nutritious meals to hundreds of hungry people every day. We even upgraded our operations on a variety of fronts, allowing us to make better use of the food that is donated to us and the hours of volunteer help. Between ins ...
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 ...
Masbia serves over 3,000 meals to Hurricane Sandy Victims
We at Masbia, a network of three soup kitchens in New York City, were forced to make the unpleasant decision to close the doors in the face of Hurricane Sandy, expecting to reopen Wednesday after the storm. That plan had to change quickly in response to Councilman Brad Lander`s urgent plea Tuesday morning.
Masbia`s help was requested in feeding hundreds of seniors that had been evacuated to the Park Slope Armory. Many of the evacuees were on restrictive diets and the high-sodium, army-grade food rations available were a serious health concern. Masbia immediately began preparing healthy, fresh comfort food.
We at Masbia, a network of three soup kitchens in New York City, were forced to make the unpleasant decision to close the doors in the face of Hurricane Sandy, expecting to reopen Wednesday after the storm. That plan had to change quickly in response to Councilman Brad Lander`s urgent plea Tuesday m ...
Charoset Drive feeds over 1,000 families for Passover
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