Lord Richard Attenborough has passed away at age 90. The actor and director was known for directing films like Gandhi and acting in films like Jurassic Park. He was a Brit, but Attenborough worked on films with five-borough ties. He directed 1985’s A Chorus Line and the 1994 remake of Miracle on 34th Street.
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.