Hunger Survey: Many NYC Residents Struggling


One-sixth of city residents and one-fifth of its children live in households without enough to eat, according to the annual survey by the New York City Coalition Against Hunger set to be released Tuesday. Rates of “food insecurity” haven’t improved in the last three years even as the economy has, it says. The problem was greatest in the Bronx, with 36 percent, but numbers in Brooklyn and Manhattan are also on the rise.

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