November Food Safety News: Turkey Basics Safe Cooking


This Thanksgiving enjoy the holiday by following these simple tips to ensure your Turkey is delicious and served safely!

The United Way of NYC-Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP) application is now available! - extended until December 5th.

The application is posted under the Forms & Applications section.  Please read the guidelines and online application instructions before completing the application.  To learn more about EFSP funding criteria and how to submit an application please register here to attend one of our application information sessions.

The United Way HPNAP Seed Grant for Urban Farming Application is now available!

 To learn more about funding criteria, dates of the two application workshops, and how to submit an application please click here. 

New Food Safety and Nutrition Resources for your Food Program Available on the Knowledge Base
Food Safety - Be prepared for your next site mointoring visit by completing the Food Safety Self-Assessment Guide for your food pantry and/or soup kitchen.  Download the guides from the Knowledge Base.

Nutrition Education - Remember to refer to our food pantry package guidelines when you are packing bags or planning your shopping guidlelines.  How to Pack A Balanced Pantry Bag is available in English and Spanish in the Knowledge Base. 

Nutrition Education Materials

 USDA MyPlate Nutrition Education Materials Now Available in the Knowledge Base! Knowledge Base

To learn how to create a USER ID for your organization or how to report how many people your agency served, please refer to the KNOWLEDGE BASE.

Changes to Agency Contact data

To request changes to name, address or contact information please send a letter on your agency letter head to your funder.

Blank Monthly Report Forms

You can download a PDF version of the monthly People Served Report form at the "FORM & APPLICATIONS" on the left side of this page.