Dr. Melony Samuels, the Executive Director of Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger (BSCAH), whose mission is to empower its neighbors to lead healthier, more productive and self-sufficient lives by increasing their access to nutritious food and related resources, was featured in a New York Times story outlining the devastating impact of the proposed Trump tax cuts on their food pantry customers.

Refinery 29, a digital media company focused on women, filmed a video about Bottomless Closet and featured it on the Refinery 29 Facebook page in August, which has over 5.3 million followers. The video has since been shared by Upworthy and has amassed a total of 739,000 views, over 13,000 reactions and over 3,200 shares.