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By Brooklyn Reader Toast of Brooklyn and Amalgamated Bank are proud to present the 7th Annual Wine, Food & Arts Festival, taking place this Saturday, November 7, at Brooklyn’s newest venue, Brooklyn Industrial, located at 1260 Atlantic Avenue, between Bedford and Nostrand avenues. This food, wine and spirits festival will run two sessions: from 12:30pm to 4:30pm; and from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. With […]

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By Camille Bautista | October 21, 2015 9:54am | @CamBautista BEDFORD-STUYVESANT — A local charity is giving donors a glimpse into its clients’ lives with a mock shopping event at a Brooklyn pantry. Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger will host its “Mock Shop” fundraiser in November, allowing supporters to donate funds while participating in the organization’s […]

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To say that Chef Justin Warner is a loyal supporter of Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger would be an understatement. In a span of only one year, Chef Justin Warner competed on three reality shows on The Food Network and raised over $20,000 for his favorite charity organization. Justin’s first appearance was on the Food Network’s […]

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More than 47 million Americans rely on SNAP (Food Stamps) to keep food on the table. SNAP is also a fast and effective economic stimulus, benefiting every link of the food chain. Decisions made in Washington between now & November will determine whether cuts to SNAP will create new hardships for low income Americans & […]

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When will I see the drop in benefits?  Cuts go into effect on November 1, 2013, so the SNAP benefit amount you  receive will be less starting in November. This is a permanent benefit cut.  How much will my total benefit cut be? SNAP benefits are based on monthly household income, expenses and household size. […]

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