Coney Island public housing still struggling with repairs, broken cooking gas 10 years after Sandy
Hundreds of families in the O’Dwyer Gardens have been calling for the city to restore cooking gas since construction broke ground on NYCHA’s Resilience and Recovery project in February.
Aug 1, 5:00 AM
Queens food pantry La Jornada scrambles to find new home
The food pantry has served thousands of residents at its Queens hub since opening in the early days of the pandemic.
Jul 17, 8:00 AM
Food-insecure New Yorkers feel the squeeze from rising grocery prices
Local nonprofits worry that federal assistance isn’t keeping pace with rising food prices — caused by a mix of global forces such as climate change and the war in Ukraine.
Jun 29, 8:00 AM
COVID isn’t over, but pandemic meal delivery for NYC seniors is coming to a close
The end of the program will affect thousands of older adults, a group especially vulnerable to the coronavirus.
Apr 14, 2:12 PM
Mayor Adams wants to fix food access. Here are the neighborhoods lacking supermarkets.
Food policy experts and advocates want more than just lentils and bodega berries from the new mayor.
Mar 22, 5:05 AM
Food banks, pantries in high demand as inflation surges ahead of pandemic's third year
“We've seen people coming from everywhere. They're coming from many, many zip codes.”
Mar 2, 5:00 AM
Widespread Hunger Persists Even As New York’s Economy Recovers
While some families have used their stimulus checks to cover costs, others are racking up credit card debt and borrowing money from friends.
Jun 8, 2021 3:25 PM
"You’re Floating And You’re Sinking And You’re Drowning": Going Hungry In NYC During Coronavirus
"I felt vulnerable. I felt embarrassed. And I felt ‘I can survive this.’"
May 19, 2020 3:04 PM
NYC Hunger Crisis Worsens With 1.4 Million New Yorkers Now Relying On Food Charity
One in five New Yorkers—an astounding 1.4 million of the total population of 8.3 million—currently rely on food banks and pantries to sustain themselves every day
Updated: Mar 17, 2014 1:14 PM
More New Yorkers Face Hunger After Congress Cuts Food Stamps
Congress has continued to cut food benefits, leaving millions of New Yorkers hungry.
Updated: Jan 23, 2014 1:38 PM
Man Arrested For Attempting To Steal $30 Worth Of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
There are those crimes that induce shivers across our whole city, and then there are the crimes which...are not that.
Updated: Sep 29, 2012 4:11 PM
Halfsies Hopes You'll Fight Hunger By Paying The Same For Less
An interesting charity getting a pilot program ready asks diners to pay full price for half-portions—with the extra money going to feed the hungry.
Updated: Jan 30, 2012 4:03 PM
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