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NBC 4 New York, Telemundo 47, Stop & Shop and Food Banks Team Up for Tri-State Food Drive on April 13 – More than 250 stores and many food banks will take part
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Joining together to help Tri-State food banks replenish non-perishable supplies and sustain essential anti-hunger efforts, NBC 4 New York / WNBC, Telemundo 47 / WNJU and Stop & Shop are coming together in support of eight regional food banks on Saturday, April 13 for the third annual Feeding Our Families (Alimentando a Nuestras Familias) food drive. The food collection drive will take place at more than 250 local Stop & Shop locations between the hours of 9 AM and 6 PM.
One of the largest, single-day, multi-state food drives in the Northeast, Feeding our Families has generated more than two million meals for local families in the first two years of the drive. With food banks facing their greatest need between the months of January and August, more than 300 tons of essential non-perishable goods have also been donated to eight regional food banks by NBC and Telemundo viewers during that time.
NBC 4 New York and Telemundo 47 will deliver live reports and broadcast cut-ins from local Stop & Shop locations on Saturday, April 13, including on NBC 4 New York’s Weekend Today in New York at 9 AM and News 4 New York at 6 PM, as well as on Telemundo 47’s Noticiero 47 Telemundo at 6 PM. Anchors, reporters and employees from both stations will also visit Stop & Shop stores that day to support on-site collection efforts.
“This is the third year that Stop & Shop has joined with NBC 4 New York and Telemundo 47 to host the Feeding our Families food drive, and we’re looking forward to making this year’s campaign our largest and most successful yet,“ said Jennifer Brogan, Stop & Shop Director of External Communications and Community Relations. “We know that food insecurity remains a challenge in every community and together with our customers, we’ll be helping local food banks to restock their shelves and to deliver hundreds of thousands of meals to our neighbors who need them the most.”