By CBSNewYork Team

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The number of families with food insecurity keeps growing.

A long line of cars stretched at an emergency food drive in Essex County on Thursday morning.

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About 1,000 boxes of food were donated.

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With many people out of work, organizers say the line of those in need of food has grown exponentially since the start of the pandemic.

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