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People at a Bronx food bank - Nov. 21, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Sandy To Mean Greater Struggle For Already Strapped Food Banks

Food banks were strapped financially before superstorm Sandy, but they’re now trying to cope with even larger groups in need.

11/21/2012

A volunteer packs a bag of food stuffs for waiting people at the Yorkville Common Pantry in Harlem (file/Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Catholic, Jewish Charities Join Forces To Hand Out Holiday Meals, Fight Hunger

The religious charities have partnered to help New York soup kitchens and food pantries in this time of higher demand partly due to superstorm Sandy.

11/20/2012

The high cost of food and struggling economy are causing the Food Bank for Westchester struggle to meet the high demand for food for struggling families.

Westchester Food Pantries Struggling To Meet Rising Demand

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.

10/21/2010