With the sheer volume of residents and vastly different needs across the five boroughs, finding an effective solution to hunger can be daunting. More than 1.3 million New York City residents experience hunger. New York Common Pantry wants to change that. By taking a holistic approach to ending hunger, the organization works to alleviate short-term food insecurity while equipping people with the resources and skills to make lifelong healthy choices. Since opening in 1980 as a small neighborhood pantry serving 30 families, it has grown into New York City’s largest emergency food provider, offering meals and support services to nearly 500,000 individuals.
- New York Common Pantry is dedicated to reducing hunger and promoting dignity and self-sufficiency. New York Common Pantry works toward the reduction of hunger and food insecurity through an array of programs that function to establish long-term independence for those they serve.
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