Anti-Hunger Campaign Results

Thanks to the generous supports from many donors, sponsors, and volunteers our campaign was a huge success. We were able to:

  • Raised over $23,000 for our year-end campaign (beating our goal of $20,000)
  • Received in-kind contributions valued at over $15,000 (food, toys, and more.)
  • Thanks to The Wendy Williams Show audience members, businesses and many volunteers, we distributed over 650 toys to 20 organizations in New York and New Jersey, who work with children from families in need.
  • Hosted a “Holiday Dinner with the Hunters” and served dinner to nearly 1,000 people.

 

And finally, we provided $16,000 in grant contributions to sixteen organizations, seven of which were causes related to fighting hunger and operate food insecurity programs (food pantries, feeding programs, and anti-hunger programming). These organizations included:

  • America’s Grow A Row, Inc.
  • Let’s Celebrate, Jersey City, NJ
  • New Community Corporation, Newark, NJ
  • Eva’s Village, Paterson, NJ
  • Franciscan Charities ~ Ann’s Soup Kitchen, Irvington, NJ
  • Community Food Bank of NJCommunity Food Bank of NY.

 

We also provided contributions to organizations in our priority areas, including;

Drug Rehabilitation Services for Adolescents and young adults

  • The Cope Center, Montclair, NJ
  • Daytop Center, Mendham, NJ

 

LGBTQ Youth Supportive Services

  • Peter Cicchino Youth Project, Urban Justice Institute, New York City
  • Independence: A Family of Services, Newark, East Orange, and Irvington, NJ
  • The Jersey City Connections, Hudson Pride Program, Jersey City, NJ

 

Youth Development Programs

  • La Casa de Don Pedro, Newark, NJ
  • Aslan Youth Ministries, Asbury Park, NJ
  • Brooklyn EDC, Brooklyn, NY

 

Toy donations and/or attended Holiday Dinners: Anti-Hunger Awareness Campaign

  1. Curries Wood Tenants Association, Jersey City, NJ
  2. Elizabeth Development Company, Elizabeth, NJ
  3. Elizabethport Presbyterian Center, Elizabeth, NJ
  4. Homefirst Family Success Center, Plainfield, NJ
  5. New Community Corporation, Newark, NJ
  6. Martin DePorres Group Home
  7. NY Foundling Organizations (Staten Island and Manhattan)
  8. Harlem Dowling West Side Center
  9. Lutheran Social Services of NY
  10. La Estrella (Bronx, Grand Concourse)
  11. SCO Family of Services
  12. The Morning Glory International Community Development
  13. Abbott House Foster Care
  14. JBFCS/Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Residential Treatment Center
  15. Thera Care Family Services
  16. New Community Corporation, Newark, NJ
  17. Elizabethport Presbyterian Center, Elizabeth, NJ
  18. Currie Woods Community Center, Jersey City, NJ
  19. South East Bronx Neighbor Center, Teen Challenge