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Philanthropy News Digest: Lessons from Convening the New York City Food Assistance Collaborative

In January 2015, Helmsley convened the key players in NYC emergency food assistance, in partnership with the New York City Mayor’s Office of Food Policy. Working together, the NYC Food Assistance Collaborative set out to improve the system and ensure that emergency food reaches the neighborhoods that need it most. This investment enabled the major food suppliers to align incentives, share data, and improve coordination.

In a PND blog piece, Program Officer Tracy Perrizo shares lessons learned and celebrates the success that has resulted from all those involved: City HarvestUnited Way of New York CityNew York City Human Resources Administration, and the New York State Department of Health-Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance Program (HPNAP).

Read the full piece on Philanthropy News Digest.