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City Harvest to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Nov. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

City Harvest will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to mark the release of the 2014 New York Self-Sufficiency Standard Report. City Harvest works to alleviate hunger throughout New York City through the food rescue model it pioneered in 1982, nutrition education, community partnerships, and advocacy. In honor of the occasion, Jilly Stephens, Executive Director of City Harvest, will ring the Closing Bell.

City Harvest is a partner in the December 2 release of the 2014 New York Self-Sufficiency Standard Report which measures the minimum income needed to support a household in New York City without public or private assistance. The report was prepared for the Women’s Center for Education and Career Advancement with the support of City Harvest, the United Way of NYC and the NY Community Trust.

Where:

Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Monday, December 1, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

City Harvest Media Contact:
Cara Taback
(646) 412-0645
ctaback@cityharvest.org

Eiko Suzuki
(212) 704-8192
Eiko.Suzuki@edelman.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaq.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

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Webcast:

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Photos:

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About City Harvest:

Founded in 1982 as the world’s first food rescue organization, City Harvest (cityharvest.org) is dedicated to helping feed the more than 1.4 million New Yorkers facing hunger. City Harvest will collect 50 million pounds of excess food from restaurants, grocers, bakeries, manufacturers, and farms, and deliver it free of charge to more than 500 community food programs across the city this year. In addition to helping meet the immediate need for food, City Harvest takes a long-term approach to fighting hunger by partnering with residents, local organizations and businesses through Healthy Neighborhoods programs which increase the availability of affordable fruits and vegetables in low-income communities and provide the nutrition education and resources to maintain a wholesome, food-secure diet.

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets. As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,500 listed companies with a market value of over $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaq.com/ambition or www.nasdaqomx.com.

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.