charity

Lemonade

This 6-Year-Old’s Lemonade Stand Raised $13,000 for Separated Immigrant Children

When life gives you lemons, raise a ton of money for immigrants.
Ian Burke
6.28.18
bread

Worst People Ever Complain About Beloved Neighborhood "Bread Lady" and Her Charity

For over 30 years, Shauna Devenport has spent hours collecting day-old bread and other still-edible food and distributing it to those in need.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.15.18
politics

Meals on Wheels Sees 500 Percent Donation Increase Since Trump Announced Budget Cuts

"While Meals on Wheels America and local Meals on Wheels programs are seeing an uptick in giving, it does not replace federal funding."
Alex Swerdloff
3.21.17
NYC

How This NYC Charity Is Teaming Up with Bodegas to Feed the Homeless

Many New Yorkers take their bacon-egg-and-cheese sandwiches for granted, but Hearty Start brings them to the people on NYC's streets that need them the most.
Gigen Mammoser
3.17.17
Health

Why I’m Starting a Cooking Class for People Living with Cancer

London-based food writer Ryan Riley, who lost his mother to cancer as a teenager, is developing a free cooking course for those undergoing cancer treatments.
Ryan Riley
3.14.17
pubs

These Pub-Crawlers Just Reached Their 20,000th Pub

Peter Hill, co-founder of a charity pub crawl group, has consumed 46,632 pints touring Britain’s public houses.
Daisy Meager
3.6.17
kale

This 18-Carat Gold 'Kale Cuff' Can Be Yours for the Low Price of $1,400

So, what happens when you combine two of the most obnoxious trends of the last decade—ostentatious luxury jewelry intended to show the world that the wearer is “charitable,” and kale?
Charley Lanyon
2.16.17
women

Making Soup with Sex Trafficking Survivors in Amsterdam’s Red Light District

Dignita is an Amsterdam restaurant that runs culinary training programs to rehabilitate those forced into the Dutch sex industry. “We have a great time here, we already start laughing when we walk in,” says trainee Inès.
Shanna F. Jones
1.26.17
politics

Why This Turkish Immigrant Is Selling a $5,000 “Trump Pizza”

The Trump Pizza is being sold by Champion Pizza in downtown Manhattan, and it comes loaded with gold leaf arranged to spell out “TRUMP,” and, naturally, Russian caviar.
Wyatt Marshall
1.20.17
Restaurants

We Spoke to the Restaurant Owner Who Gives Away Free Meals to Anyone in Need

"We told the chef, 'Do not ask any questions, do not ask why, and do not judge people by their appearance.'"
Jelisa Castrodale
1.8.17
future of food

This Nonprofit Is Feeding Ugly Vegetables to Hundreds of People Every Day

LA Kitchen transforms fruits and vegetables that are normally thrown away into amazing, balanced meals. In the process, they are changing the lives of their staff made up of mostly ex-convicts, recovering drug addicts and alcoholics, veteran...
Javier Cabral
10.3.16
New York

MUNCHIES Presents: Edible Schoolyard NYC

MUNCHIES host Frank Pinello visits the Edible Schoolyard NYC program in East Harlem, New York to see the program's seed to table educational experience at work.
Frank Pinello
9.28.16
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