| 02 Mar 2015 | 04:26

    students from fordham, columbia, nyu, marymount manhattan and the new school formed students team up to fight hunger, a weeklong food drive that will end on mar. 1. responding to the problem of growing local hunger, the initiative will provide students with an easy way to donate at www.helpfoodbanknyc.org. donating $1 helps provide five meals to more than 1.3 million hungry new yorkers who rely on soup kitchens and similar charities. more people are visiting food pantries, and the primary beneficiary of the drive, the food bank for new york city, needs help providing the 300,000 meals it serves daily across the five boroughs. a rally kicked off the campaign on feb. 18 at the west side campaign to fight hunger's food pantry. this service, at west 86th street and west end avenue,