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City Harvest Delivers 500 Millionth Pound of Food

Organization celebrates its success in helping New York's hungry with over 30 years of food delivery
City Harvest is an organization that collects and distributes food to pantries throughout New York. Tuesday it celebrated its 500 millionth pound delivery of food. 

City Harvest Delivers 500 Millionth Pounds of Food

Organization celebrates its success in helping New York's hungry with over 30 years of food delivery
City Harvest is an organization that collects and distributes food to pantries throughout New York. Tuesday it celebrated its 500 millionth pound delivery of food. 

NYC Food Pantry Sees a Growing Demand Over the Holidays

As the holiday season rapidly approaches, at least one food pantry in New York City says it's struggling to keep up with a growing demand for assistance.

On a recent Friday afternoon, the line to fill grocery bags at Part of the Solution or POTS in the Bronx was about ten people deep.

Fordham Conversations: Strike a Chord for Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens

For WFUV's Strike a Chord, Fordham Conversations explores the growing need for food pantries and soup kitchens.

For people who feel like their income can't support their nutrition, food pantries and soup kitchens can shoulder the weight free of charge. That "free" comes at a heavy cost, with some of these pantries and kitchens requiring upwards of millions to operate annually. As part of WFUV’s Strike a Chord campaign, this week's Fordham Conversations looks at the growing need for food pantries and soup kitchens.