Feeding Westchester

September is Hunger Action Month

3 Simple Ways to Join the Fight Against Hunger

Hunger Action Month is an annual campaign held to inspire people to take action and raise awareness of hunger. Join our movement and make a difference today with three simple steps.

1. Follow

The first step to joining out movement is to stay in the loop. Sign up to receive stories about the people your support helps, otherways to make an impact, and shocking awareness statistics. Did you know 1 in 3 households in Westchester County are at risk of hunger?

You can also follow us on social media to see content from the front lines of the fight against hunger, learn about our partners, or hear about new feeding programs across the county.

2. Share

Many children have been facing hunger throughout the summer months and are going back to school hungry. That means we need your voice in the fight against hunger right now!

Whether you post on social media, tag our channel, or just tak to one friend about hunger in your community, your actions will help us get closer to a community where no one is hungry.

Here are a few social posts you can share to your page to inform your followers about our mission.


Relive the unforgettable moments from our Grand Re-Opening Event! 🏢🎉 Last week, we proudly cut the ribbon, celebrating the expansion of our space at Feeding Westchester! With our newly expanded area, we've successfully increased our storage and distribution capacity by an incredible 50 percent! Thanks to your amazing support, we can now serve even more of our neighbors in need across Westchester County.⁠ Together we are Feeding Westchester.

♬ original sound – Feeding Westchester

3. Take Action! 

Further join the movement to end hunger by advocating, donating, and volunteering! Here are some simple ways you can make a difference in your community during Hunger Action Month. 

Your support helps stock the shelves of our neighbors struggling with hunger.
Start a Fundraiser
Start your own fundraiser to share with family, friends, and colleagues—or support one today.
Volunteer your time from home, at an event, or through other mission-driven opportunities.
Sign a Petition
Join with us to ask that Congress strengthen federal nutrition programs in the 2023 Farm Bill.
Help from Home
Make an impact from anywhere by volunteering remotely.
Learn About Our Programs
Read how our programs, and your support, help our neighbors in need.

Hunger Action Month Events

Attend these fun events that support Feeding Westchester. You can have a blast while making a real impact.

Giving Back is Beautiful

Indulge in catered bites at a wine tasting featuring charity-driven wines and captivating beauty activations on Thursday, September 21 at The Westchester in White Plains. Tickets start at $40, each including a donation to Feeding Westchester. From 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., savor moments of connection, flavor, and giving. Click here for tickets.

Giving Back is Beautiful

Lighting up the Mario Cuomo Bridge and Empire City Casino! 

Stop to see the Mario Cuomo Bridge lit up in stunning orange and green lights on September 22. These are Feeding Westchester’s colors, and this spectacle will raise awareness for our mission. It’s a wonderful sight, so you have to take a moment to see it for yourself. Empire City Casino will be lit up in orange as well, so don’t forget to stop by there, too!

Yom Kippur Food and Fund Drive

In observance of the Jewish high holiday Yom Kippur on September 24, several Westchester Jewish congregations are planning to raise funds and collect food for Feeding Westchester.

Find our how your congregation can get involved by emailing Ciara at cmulligan@feedingwestchester.org. Please support the amazing efforts of these congregations this Hunger Action Month! 

Hugo Boss Season Launch Event

Shop at Hugo Boss, either in The Westchester or your closest location, to receive a house credit. Plus, Feeding Westchester will get up to 10% of sales during the promotion between September 13 and September 20.

Mission Mondays

Mission Monday, a program by Stand Out For Good Inc., allocated 10% of net proceeds from all in-store and online sales to support local nonprofit organizations across the nation. When you shop at Altar’d State at The Westchester on Mondays throughout Hunger Action Month, you’re directly contributing to our mission of fighting hunger and nourishing our community.

Thank you for joining our movement this Hunger Action Month!