By: dbeeby On: January 12, 2017 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

We’re very excited to be working with the Brooklyn Borough President, Eric L Adams. We’ve been rolling out Benefit Kitchen to their Constituent Assistance Centers throughout Brooklyn in recent months. Along with the BP we’ve partnered with St. John’s Bread and Life and the Teaching Firms of America’s Professional Preparatory Charter School to use...

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By: dbeeby On: December 21, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Benefit Kitchen was accepted into the 1776 incubator program in December! We’re working out of the Navy Yard now: great people, great resources, great views!  

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By: dbeeby On: June 20, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

We’ve been busy at Benefit Kitchen! In May we finished up our tenure in the first cohort at Civic Hall Labs, Civic Hall’s new non-profit accelerator. In mid-June we concluded our work with the Points of Light Foundation’s CivicX (cohort 7), where we peer invested $100K in PYT Funds and New York...

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By: dbeeby On: May 12, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Welcome, Garden State! @BenefitKitchen is LIVE in New Jersey as of…. NOW!

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By: dbeeby On: April 18, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

The “2015 tax season” finished up this week. Our partners in California did nearly 2,000 screenings with folks who visited low income tax assistance (VITA) sites in CA. These sites do great work helping families avoid the (sometimes usurious) fees that tax preparers charge for ‘rapid refund’ checks. Nice...

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By: dbeeby On: January 14, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Melanie Lavelle and Dan Beeby presented Benefit Kitchen to 700+ NYTM members on Tuesday January 5, 2016. The crowd was very supportive and the positive feedback we received was overwhelming. Thanks so much to the NYTM crew for putting on such a wonderful event! Until the edited video is...

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By: dbeeby On: December 3, 2015 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

On Wednesday December 2, BigApps NYC chose Benefit Kitchen as the grand prize winner in the category of civic engagement. According to NYC EDC “NYC BigApps 2015 asks entrants to make the city a better place for all New Yorkers by addressing four issues identified in Mayor de Blasio’s...

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By: dbeeby On: June 17, 2015 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Here’s a twelve minute presentation by Melanie Lavelle at the June 2, 2015 New York Tech Meetup at Bloomberg News. (or view the video on YouTube) Many thanks to the folks at Bloomberg who recorded and produced the video. The full session (and the five other presenters that evening) can be...

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By: dbeeby On: June 1, 2015 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Melanie Lavelle will present at the New York Tech Meetup, Women in Tech event tomorrow, June 2nd 2015, at Bloomberg. http://nytm.tumblr.com/

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By: dbeeby On: April 28, 2015 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

If you want internet, you might need to get cable (at least that’s the case in Brooklyn). If you’re confused by your cable bill, it is not just YOU! Confusion is the name of the game when it comes to profits for cable companies. Below are some tips to try to...

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