In New York City, 2 Million Residents Face Food Insecurity, Officials Say

Posted by on May 21, 2020 1:54 pm
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National Guard members help load up boxes at a food distribution center at Kingsbridge Armory in New York City last month.

“Before the coronavirus, we thought somewhere around a million people were food insecure and needed food,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said. Now, 1 in 4 New Yorkers may be going hungry.

(Image credit: Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)

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