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Grandma Pat’s Thanksgiving

We spent Thanksgiving at Grandma Pat’s! Pat Barad passed away three years ago, but her giving spirit is alive and well in her husband, children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. Grandma Pat welcomed strangers into her home every holiday for years. Thanksgiving was her favorite. When Pat passed away, her family knew they had to

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10-year-old Elmsford Boy ‘Baking’ a Difference

Meet Jay, a true hunger hero! Jay is a talented kid from Westchester who attends the Harlem School for the Arts. He can sing and dance, but he can also bake! Yes, he competed in a junior chef competition on the Food Network, too. After seeing a story about Feeding Westchester on the news, this

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Stop & Shop’s Turkey Express Pulls into Feeding Westchester

Stop & Shop’s Turkey Express made a stop at Feeding Westchester! Since fighting hunger is a tall order, we called in the Westchester Knicks to assist. Together, we unloaded 1,000 turkeys just in time for Thanksgiving. Stop & Shop generously donated the turkeys that Feeding Westchester distributed to our network of more than 300 partners

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A Ladle of Love

Leslie Lampert is one of Feeding Westchester’s champion chefs! Leslie’s hearty, homemade soups are a favorite at our annual, signature foodie event, An Evening in Good Taste. After 9/11, Leslie brought her soups to thousands of first responders at Ground Zero as a way to say thank you. Little did she know, that labor of

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Feeding People: It’s All in the Family

When you speak with Leslie Gordon about Tarrytown her face lights up. Her love for the Village and its people runs as deep as her family’s roots run down Main Street. It’s where her grandparents instilled in her the importance of being a good neighbor – a value she has made her vocation.

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6-year-old Takes a (Lemonade) Stand Against Hunger

Check out Stella from White Plains and her awesome lemonade stand! This spunky 6-year-old raised $300 for Feeding Westchester. She brought the money over in a shoe box, of course. Wait, it gets better. A man saw Stella’s story on WABC-TV Channel 7 Eyewitness News and matched her donation.

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