NYC RESTAURANTS AND CITY HARVEST WILL RACE IN 2019 NYC MARATHON TO RAISE FUNDS TO FIGHT HUNGER

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Members of the NYC restaurant community, City Harvest, and its NYC Marathon Team, are trying to raise $250,000 to feed the hungry in New York City.
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NYC’s restaurant community is rallying around City Harvest—New York's largest food rescue organization—to help its 2019 NYC Marathon team raise $250,000—enough to help feed 1 million New Yorkers for a day.

City Harvest Food Council member Dan Churchill, Executive Chef of Charley St, will captain City Harvest’s 2019 NYC Marathon team of 50 runners. The 2019 TCS New York City Marathon will be held on Sunday, November 3rd.

In addition to Dan Churchill, several other of City Harvest's Food Council members and supporters such as Nate Adler, Michael Chernow, Markus Glocker, and Ed McFarland are donating a portion of proceeds from drinks and bites from NYC’s hottest restaurants throughout the month of October and some through November to help team City Harvest reach its fundraising goal. Some of these chefs and restaurateurs are not only fundraising with the team but also running on behalf of the organization!

To learn more about City Harvest’s NYC Marathon team and ways you can help City Harvest reach its goal of feeding 1 million New Yorkers for a day, please visit: www.cityharvest.org/marathon.

About City Harvest

City Harvest is New York City’s largest food rescue organization, helping to feed the nearly 1.2 million New Yorkers who are struggling to put meals on their tables. We will rescue 64 million pounds of food this year and deliver it, free of charge, to hundreds of food pantries, soup kitchens, and other community partners across the five boroughs. Our programs empower individuals through nutrition education, increase our partners’ capacity, and strengthen the local food system, helping New Yorkers who are experiencing food insecurity to access, afford, and consume nutritious food. To learn more about our work, visit www.cityharvest.org.

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