Read the article below written by Reuvain Borchardt in the Straight Talk section in Hamodia. Hamodia speaks with Masbia chef RUBEN DIAZ shortly after he led a delegation of Masbia workers and volunteers marching in New York City’s Hometown Heroes Parade. The parade honored 14 categories of frontline COVID workers, including those who worked in emergency food operations. Masbia has food pantries and soup kitchens in Boro Park, Flatbush, and Forest Hills.Read more
This story is written by Andy Newman, and photographed by Stephanie Keith, for New York Times, you can spot them wearing masks in the above photo. The Story is about those who make the miracle possible helping New Yorkers who still struggling for food after fifteen months since the pandemic started. Staff and volunteers in pantries across New York City tell their side of the story and difficulties to overcome to serve those in need. Our ED, Alexander Rapaport, stated: “The poor don’t deserve the rich people’s garbage,” while sharing Kosher food with the needy at Masbia’s three locations. But rescue also has its place in Masbia's operation two of our generous donors are featured in this story Grow & Behold and Manischewitz.Read more
Masbia In the NYT: A Photo Of The 24 Hour Breadline At the Masbia of Queens Made It Into The NY Times
A photo of the 24-hour breadline at the Masbia of Queens made it into the NY Times. In the photo, you will see people outside in the freezing cold with our propane heaters keeping them warm as they wait to get their COVID-19 emergency food relief. Also pictured is information on how to make an appointment as well as some of the food they would be receiving which includes chicken, tuna, oil, mayonnaise, eggs, fresh produce, and matzah that we picked up in food rescue.