Frequently Asked Questions
Can I volunteer as an individual or a company?
You can volunteer as an individual or organize a group of four or less of your friends, family or co-workers.
Click here to register.
How can I help?
Just click here to donate money, or register to volunteer to assemble and deliver meals. You will receive
a confirmation email with a time and place for packing and delivering meals.
Where is FeedingNYC taking place this year?
Moynihan Station, at 35th St and 8th Ave has generously donated the use of meeting space for this year's event.
When will assembly and delivery take place?
This year our delivery and assembly day will take place on Tuesday, November 20, 2012.
I cannot take time off from work during the day. Can I still help?
Unfortunately, all deliveries will be completed by late afternoon; we encourage you to donate if you cannot
volunteer during the day.
How much does it cost to feed one family?
A complete Thanksgiving dinner, including a 12-lb. turkey, trimmings and dessert, costs $35.
What is the minimum or maximum amount of families that I can help feed?
There is NO minimum or maximum amount of donation you can contribute. Any amount will be greatly appreciated. In terms of participating on packing day, each volunteer usually delivers meals to 20 different families, and each team delivers to more than 250 families.
How much time would I have to donate?
You are welcome to stay for the entire day or whatever time your schedule allows. Packing will begin at 5:00AM and end at approximately 10:00AM. Trucks will be loaded shortly thereafter and depart at Noon.
How did you find the families?
Some of the organizations that connect us with families are Women in Need, Catholic Charities, the Jewish Federation of New York, Catholic Charities, Center Against Domestic Violence, the Domestic Violence Police Program and City Harvest.
What neighborhoods does FeedingNYC deliver to?
We make deliveries to all five New York City boroughs.
What is LivePerson?
LivePerson, Inc. (Nasdaq: LPSN) is a publicly traded corporation located in New York City. The employees and friends of LivePerson started FeedingNYC in 2001 in conjunction with Women in Need. That first year, they fed 40 families at the Jennie A. Clarke Residence in Harlem. FeedingNYC delivered meals to more than 2,250 families in November 2009 and over 8,000 in 2010!
Where can I send my donation?
Make checks payable to:
The Dream Big Foundation, FeedingNYC
P.O. Box 852
New York, NY 10116
Is my donation tax deductible?
All donations made to FeedingNYC and The Dream Big Foundation are 100 percent tax deductible.