Food Bank for Westchester
Food pantries, which so many people depend on to fill out tables, are running low on supplies, and those trying to help are worried.
A spending bill making its way through the House calls for budget cuts to the National School Lunch Program as well as the Summer Electronic Benefit Transfer for Children pilot program.
The Food Bank for Westchester cut the ribbon on its new 37,000-square-foot warehouse in Elmsford Wednesday. The freezer alone is big enough to play a hockey game.
The cost of living is going up and they’re feeling the strain at the Food Bank for Westchester.
The cost of food, couple with a tough economy, is driving more people to seek help from local food pantries, not just in the city but even in the affluent suburbs.