Daily News teams up with City Harvest, NYPD and FDNY to feed hungry New Yorkers for 35th annual food drive


FDNY Commissioner Dan Nigro (l.) and New York Daily News Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Arthur Browne speak Tuesday at the New York Daily News and City Harvest 35th annual holiday food drive kickoff.


The Daily News launched its 35th annual food drive Tuesday to help needy New Yorkers during the holiday season.

The News is teaming up with City Harvest and the city’s Finest and Bravest to collect a cornucopia of canned goods to feed the hungry.

“City Harvest turns 35 in December, and for each one of those years the Daily News has stood alongside this organization to fight hunger here in our city,” Arthur Browne, publisher and editor-in-chief of The News, said at Ladder Co. 1/Engine Co. 7 in Tribeca.

“I’m proud to say that together, we’ve collected more than 13 million pounds of food since 1982.”

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