The 2013 training sessions are completed. We look forward to having future trainings to help NYC food pantries and soup kitchens prepare for disaster in NYC. Sign up now.
One in four people living in New York City does not have enough income and earnings to meet the most basic household budget. We all need a stable income to be able to provide the necessities—food, rent, and utilities. Yet so many New Yorkers don't even have that; they're just barely getting by. One in three families has no savings whatsoever for use in emergencies, and they regularly must make tough choices--buy food or pay the rent.
United Way of New York City works to ensure that our low-income neighbors get the short-term help they need right now as well as assistance to become more financially stable over the long term with the following initiatives: