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NEW YORK - APRIL 29:  Volunteers prepare meals at the Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen April 29, 2008, in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Food Bank For NYC Says Need For Emergency Food Remains High

The Food Bank for New York City says the need for emergency food remains “staggeringly” high in the wake of cuts to the nation’s food stamp program.

11/24/2014

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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