Jan 26, 2014

Nearly half of NYC food banks run out of food when food stamps were cut by gov

Huffington Post - The $5 billion cut to food stamps that went into effect in November has forced struggling New Yorkers to turn to pantries for help, but many of the organizations simply can't afford to stock enough supplies on their shelves.

According to a report released by the Food Bank for New York City, 48 percent of emergency food providers ran out of food required for meals or pantry bags in November.

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