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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 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