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NYC Food Bank Use Skyrockets Following SNAP Cuts, Report Says

More and more New Yorkers have been reaching out to soup kitchens to feed their families, new research showed Wednesday.

01/22/2014

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

Poverty Rate Rises To 15 Year High

Church Serves Increasing Number Of Homeless In Soup Kitchen

There’s a growing number of Americans who won’t be setting their tables at home. Instead, many Americans will be eating at soup kitchens across the country.

12/24/2010

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