New York Common Pantry Receives Grant and 1,000 Hours of Volunteer Service from AIG

“AIG’s support for our food provision programs provides assistance as we bring our services to even more New Yorkers through our new satellite pantry in the South Bronx,” stated Stephen Grimaldi, Executive Director of NYCP.

In addition to financial support, AIG’s employees have provided over 1,000 hours of service to the agency over the past five years. In addition to serving dinner in the Hot Meals program, AIG volunteers help pack and distribute grocery packages to families in NYCP’s Choice Pantry. The partnership between AIG and NYCP is based in long-term volunteerism and on-site volunteer participation. Representatives of AIG also provided support for and attended the Fill The Bag benefit. “AIG’s support for our food provision programs provides assistance as we bring our services to even more New Yorkers through our new satellite pantry in the South Bronx,” stated Stephen Grimaldi, Executive Director of NYCP.

Thanks to the funding from AIG, NYCP will continue to be able to provide comprehensive services including food provision, access to benefits, and healthy living and nutrition education to increasing numbers of Pantry members and visitors.

AIG employees volunteer thousands of hours to nonprofits in the communities where they work, live, and serve their customers. At the corporate level, AIG global charitable giving program reflects three broad social themes: safety, security, and disaster preparedness and relief. To learn more about AIG’s Corporate Citizenship, visit: aig.com/citizenship.

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New York Common Pantry is dedicated to reducing hunger throughout New York City while promoting dignity and self-sufficiency. It’s the largest community-based food pantry in New York State. Programs including Choice Pantry, Help 365,…

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