EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The need for food is greater than ever this holiday season.

Hundreds of cars lined up Tuesday at a food distribution center at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford.

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The Meadowlands YMCA provided boxes of food to families to fix Thanksgiving meals.

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As many as 50,000 meals are expected to be distributed before Thanksgiving.

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