The Taste Of The NFL Visits The New York Stock Exchange

Press Contacts:

Pamela Spiegel

Brittany Graham

Ali Marszalkowski

Phone: 212-691-2800

Wayne Kostroski to Ring the NYSE Closing Bell®


Executives and guests of the Taste of the NFL including Drew Nieporent (New York Restaurateur & Honorary Chair of Taste of the NFL), Chef Kamal Rose (Tribeca Grill), Bill Ard (New York Giants Representative) and Freeman McNeill (New York Jets Representative) will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014.

To mark the occasion, Wayne Kostroski, Founder and Executive Director of The Taste of the NFL, will ring the NYSE Closing Bell.


The Taste of the NFL (TNFL) is a 501c3 that exists to raise awareness and dollars for hunger relief organizations involved in kicking hunger in America. The Minneapolis-based organization conducts national and local fundraising events throughout the year to raise money to combat hunger issues facing millions of Americans. To date, Taste of the NFL has distributed in excess of $14 million for this critically important cause and is looking forward to its 2014 event on the eve of Super Bowl XLVIII in New York/New Jersey. For more information, visit


The Kick Hunger Challenge is an online-only fundraising campaign spearheaded by Taste of the NFL ( This friendly “competition” pits fans from all 32 NFL teams against each other to raise money for food banks in NFL communities nationwide. Throughout the 2013-14 football season, fans will have the opportunity to support one of the 32 NFL teams or Brooklyn and directly impact the donation of thousands of meals to food banks in their team’s community.


Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014

NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street

3:30 p.m. Media escorted into the building

4:00 p.m. The Closing Bell rings

Contact:Annmarie Gioia at 212.656.5437 or

Photos/B-roll/Closing Bell Footage:

Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285), Getty Images (646.613.4141), Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420) and European Press Agency (917.670.1323). B-roll of the NYSE trading floor and The Closing Bell (starting at 3:56 p.m.) will be available via Encompass 4090 (Full HD), Encompass 4009 (SD) and The Switch. Additional requests should be made through the NYSE Broadcast Center at 212.656.5483.


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