Forever Cheese Donates to NYC Hunger Relief Organizations City Harvest and Rethink Food
April 14, 2020
New York, NY, April 14, 2020 – Forever Cheese,
importer of cheeses and specialty foods from Italy, Spain, Portugal, and
Croatia, has donated cheese to two New York City hunger relief organizations
working to serve those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. It donated 2,240
pounds of cheese to City Harvest, the city’s private response to hunger and
largest food rescue organization. The donation will go directly to food
pantries and emergency food distribution sites throughout the five boroughs of New
York City. Forever Cheese has also made a donation of cheese to Rethink Food,
which upcycles excess food. During the pandemic, it is partnering with local
restaurants, providing funds and food so that they may remain open, keep staff
employed, and prepare meals to feed the community.
“We were very excited
to be able to support our New Jersey community a few weeks ago,” says co-owner
Michele Buster. “This time, we really wanted to focus on helping people in New
York City and also finding an outlet to specifically support healthcare workers
since they have been working tirelessly to save lives. If we can’t be there
ourselves, this is the next best way to feel that we are doing our part to make
The donation from Forever Cheese to City Harvest will
be distributed to local food pantries, community food programs, and Mobile
Markets throughout New York City. To find out more and to donate to City
Harvest, visit cityharvest.org.
Each year, they rescue millions of pounds of nutritious food to help feed the nearly
1.2 million New Yorkers experiencing food insecurity.
Rethink Food will give the donation from Forever
Cheese to Eleven Madison Park,
which is making meals to feed local essential medical staff working
during the pandemic. For more information and to donate, visit rethinkfood.nyc.
To learn more about Forever Cheese, visit their website at forevercheese.com. Products from Forever Cheese and its proprietary brand, Mitica®, are available at specialty food stores and cheese shops throughout the U.S.