NBC, Telemundo, Stop & Shop Fight Hunger

(l-r) Cristina Schwarz, Telemundo 47 president and general manager; Jim Keenoy, Stop & Shop director of marketing and external communications; David Ushery, WNBC; Stacey Bell, WNBC and Odalys Molina, Telemundo 47 with a ceremonial check for NY Metro Food Bank Partners.
Photo courtesy of NBC 4 New York

More than 900,000 meals were collected during NBC 4 New York and Telemundo 47’s ‘Feeding Our Families / Alimentando a Nuestras Familias’ first-ever tri-state food drive in partnership with Stop & Shop supermarkets on Saturday, April 8 at 199 Stop & Shop locations across New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

The largest single-day food drive Stop & Shop has ever hosted benefitted seven regional food banks including Connecticut Food Bank, Community Food Bank of New Jersey, Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, Food Bank for NYC, Food Bank for Westchester, Food Bank of the Hudson Valley and Island Harvest Food Bank.

Stop & Shop also donated $100,000 to support the work of the seven participating tri-state food banks.

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