Shannon Harshbarger decided to give the money to the Facing Hunger Foodbank in Huntington, as experts warn of widespread hunger caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The number of New Yorkers unable to afford adequate food is projected to double to 2 million, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Snake River Farms normally sells its high-end beef to restaurants, but with those closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, it will donate the meat instead.
Since COVID-19 hit, we've seen an increase of about 20 percent more people coming to get food. We have to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to buy extra products.
The presence of a rival food giveaway may have caused a Florida pastor to lose his cool and allegedly knock out a Rotary club president who was arranging to give food to the needy.
Food banks are struggling to meet demand due to panic buying, lack of storage, and supply chain disruptions.
Food insecurity means "access to adequate food for active, healthy living is limited by lack of money and other resources." In cases of very low food security, at least one member of the household changes their eating habits to make more food available for others.
On National Food Bank Day, marked on the first Friday in September, you can help contribute to the cause that believes no-one should go to bed hungry.
Revived rules designed to incentivize people looking for work result in the loss of benefits for 500,000 to 1 million people.
There are thousands of 'hidden hungry' in Britain who rely on food banks to survive
The chairman of the largest UK food bank provider blames government policy for the rise in hunger