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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)

Study: Food Pantries In New York State Serving More Seniors, Fewer Children

The Hunger Action Network report shows that two-thirds of food pantries and soup kitchens have reported a drop in food donations while the majority of them said they served more people last year.

12/30/2012

A family receives food from a pantry. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: Number Of New York City Food Pantries, Soup Kitchens Down 25 Percent In Five Years

The data was compiled before superstorm Sandy struck, which caused a surge in demand for food banks. The organization said the natural disaster illustrates the need for food relief in disasters.

11/19/2012

Cardinal Dolan serving food St. Paul the Apostle  soup kitchen in Manhattan on Holy Thursday (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Dolan Spreads Message Of Service At Soup Kitchen On Holy Thursday

Cardinal Timothy Dolan along with high school volunteers from his hometown of St. Louis, M.O. distributed lunch at Saint Paul the Apostle’s soup kitchen on Columbus Avenue to the homeless and elderly.

04/05/2012