Dealing with the human side of economic stress

If you need help finding food, call the
NYC Hunger Hotline: 
"No SNAP Solution for New York City's Food Insecure Dilemma," by New York State Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner, 77th Assembly District, published by November 4, 2014.
"Food pantries across the five boroughs are having trouble keeping their shelves stocked with nutritious foods.  Meanwhile, the economic situation for many in New York City, especially families, has not improved and food lines continue to grow."   Read more...


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New York City Rescue Mission has been providing spiritual hope, food,
shelter and clothing to the needy of NYC since 1872.  

POTS (Part of the Solution)
Feeding our Neighbors, Nourishing Our Community
7 days a week, Monday - Friday, 12:30 - 3:30 pm.

BronxWorks operates a food pantry at the Morris Senior Center twice a month, once
for senior citizens and once for the general community.

Food Drive: The Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture
accepts canned food donations to benefit the Kingsbridge-Riverdale-Marble Hill Food
and Hunger Project, Inc. The food drive is ongoing. Please leave food donations at the Society, 4450 Fieldston Road, Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Sundays from 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. No perishable foods accepted.

Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen is the largest of its kind in New York City.
212.924.0167.  As mentioned below, it is best to call ahead.

How...When...Where Guide to Food
Pantries in the Bronx

• If you’re going to a pantry far from your residence,
call ahead.
• Some pantries only serve people in their
own part of town.
• It’s always wise to take ID with your address, and
proof of family size (if you’re picking up  food  for the whole family).



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