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A Hunger Emergency at the Food Bank for New York City

The Food Bank for NYC’s warehouse is running out of food.
Find out how to help and learn more about pending legislation that can help – visit the Food Bank For New York City’s website.
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Hunger is growing. Hunger in America. – Hungrr

“Right now there are more than two million people at risk of hunger in our city. Help us make up this shortfall for New Yorkers who need it now. In the last couple years, the city’s soup kitchens and food pantries have lost approximately 12 million pounds of food due to cutbacks and flat-funding of TEFAP, the federal emergency food assistance program. This problem will not go away soon.” – The Foodbank for NYC
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Hunger In The Sun Hunger In America

No summer vacation for hunger in America. – Hungrr

“In Alameda County as a whole, participation in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Stamp program is up 19.2 percent over a year ago. Officials attribute the rise to better outreach, along with increased need. “We’re definitely seeing more people, a lot of working people,” said Liz Gomez, outreach coordinator for the Alameda County Community Food Bank.
“Our clients are having a harder time making their rents.”
– Marc Albert The Alameda Sun , Alameda, Ca. READ MORE

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