ADVISORY, Aug. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Food Bank For New York City, the city's major hunger-relief organization working to end food poverty throughout the five boroughs, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. Food Bank is celebrating its 30th Anniversary of serving New York City and kicking off its annual month-long Go Orange campaign to raise food, funds and awareness for the 2.6 million New Yorkers who are struggling to put food on the table in NYC. Orange is the color of hunger awareness.In honor of the occasion, Margarette Purvis, President and CEO, Food Bank For New York City; Mario Batali, Chef, Author, Restaurateur and Food Bank For New York City Board Member; and corporate representatives from Delta Airlines, Bank of America, Toyota and Target will ring the Closing Bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When: Tuesday, September 3, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET Contact : Carol Schneider (212) 566-7855, ext. 2231 email@example.com NASDAQ MarketSite: Christine Barna (646) 441-5310 Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com Feed Information: Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463 Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West 18 mhz Lower DL 3811 Vertical FEC 3/4 SR 13.235 DR 18.295411 MOD 4:2:0 DVBS QPSK Facebook and Twitter: For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies please visit our Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ . For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at: http://twitter.com/nasdaqomx . Webcast: A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx . Photos: To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice. About Food Bank for New York City: Food Bank For New York City recognizes 30 years as the city's major hunger-relief organization working to end food poverty throughout the five boroughs. As the city's hub for integrated food poverty assistance, Food Bank tackles the hunger issue on three fronts — food distribution, income support and nutrition education — all strategically guided by its research. Through its network of community-based member programs citywide, Food Bank helps provide 400,000 free meals a day for New Yorkers in need. Food Bank's hands-on nutrition education program in the public schools reaches thousands of children, teens and adults. Income support services including food stamps, free tax assistance for the working poor and the Earned Income Tax Credit put millions of dollars back in the pockets of low-income New Yorkers, helping them to achieve greater dignity and independence. Learn how you can help at foodbanknyc.org.