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NYC’s ‘GetFood’ Free Meal-Delivery Service to End This Fall

The popular pandemic-inspired program for senior citizens and homebound New Yorkers who can’t afford delivery will shut down when fed funding ends in October, THE CITY has learned.

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New York’s Emergency Food Workers and Volunteers Finally Get Their Shot at COVID Vaccine

The Cuomo move followed pressure from nonprofit pantries and meal deliverers that help keep legions of food-insecure New Yorkers fed amid the pandemic. But mutual aid members apparently don’t count.

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With Hunger Growing, Brooklyn Food Pantries Look to Expand Before Passover

Masbia, which operates around the clock, five days a week with two pantries in Brooklyn and one in Queens, is expanding its capacity ahead of what is traditionally the busiest time of the year.

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Food-Insecure New Yorkers Seek More Meal Deliveries From City

A survey commissioned by the de Blasio administration and obtained by THE CITY uncovered a profound need for more food — including a preference for produce they could cook at home.

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Fridges Feeding the Hungry Weather Growing Pains With Creative Alliances

A pandemic-spurred movement has seeded 70 community refrigerators and counting on sidewalks throughout the city — but still not nearly enough to meet neverending demand. Now some established food pantries are aiding the effort.

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Eighteen Million Meals: A Look Inside New York City’s Emergency Food Aid Stockpile

A New Jersey warehouse, set up as a supply reserve during the height of the coronavirus crisis, is distributing items to food pantries in the city. The first deliveries go out Monday.

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