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Are you ready for Giving Tuesday? - November 29, 2014

  WHAT IS #GIVINGTUESDAY? We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. [...]

Scrap for Vets, a go-green program that turns scrap metal into food for Veteran Families - November 19, 2014

Scrap for Vets has a new “go-green” campaign based out of the Feed Our Vets, Utica, NY Pantry. Supporters can now help Veterans by donating unused scrap metal laying around their house, business or farm. This labor-intensive program is headed up by FOV Founder & Executive Director Rich Synek (aka “The Hardest Working Man in [...]

25% of Active Duty Military Families Seek Food Aid - September 10, 2014

  Feed Our Vets primary mission is to feed hungry Veterans and their family members, but many people don’t know that we also feed active duty military families.  In this recent article by NBC news, they highlight the hidden national issue of food insecurity among active duty military families. From NBC News: Petty Officer 1st [...]

Feed Our Vets food pantry in Utica serves hundreds in Utica - August 22, 2014

Veteran Timothy Peck never thought he’d have trouble feeding himself. But after he was laid off from a 27-year telecommunications job in 2008, he spent a period of time without a home. “I was once a single man making $50,000 a year,” Peck said. “Now, I’m using food banks.” It’s a story many military veterans [...]

Feed Our Vets Watertown in the News - July 22, 2014

From WWNYTV – 7 New Fox 28 Watch Video On the third Saturday of every month, veterans like Robert Murphy are grateful. “I have a lot of children,” Murphy said. “I have nine children, so the food really helps.” For the past five years, the Utica-based Feed Our Vets food pantry has been coming to [...]


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