Past Event

CUIMC Annual Food Drive 2018

November 8, 2018 - November 20, 2018
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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On Campus
As the holiday season approaches, please join your coworkers across Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) in helping to feed local residents in need. The annual Helping Hands Food Drive, a partnership of Columbia University Irving Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian, will accept nonperishable food items. There is a high need for canned food, including soup, fruit, tuna fish, salmon, beans, vegetables, and meals (spaghetti, ravioli). You can drop off nonperishable food items in bins located throughout the campus:  Allan Rosenfield Building lobby  Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion lobby  William Black Building lobby  School of Nursing Building lobby  Hammer Health Sciences Center Building, LL1  Milstein Hospital lobby  Parking Garage (Fort Washington Avenue & 164th Street) All donations will be distributed by the Fresh Youth Initiatives' Helping Hands Food Bank (HHFB), which has been feeding thousands of people in the Washington Heights/Inwood community for the past 15 years. Each year, HHFB distributes more than 80,000 pounds of food. Its efforts provide much-needed food for our most vulnerable populations, especially during the holiday season. We hope you will donate at least one can of food and encourage your coworkers to do the same. Your donation will help us provide assistance to those who need it most.

Contact Information

CUMC Office of Government & Community Affairs