$450K Allocated For Food Pantries In So. Brooklyn

BROOKLYN -

The New York City Council allocated $450,000 to fund food pantries and soup kitchens in southern Brooklyn, about 10 percent of the entire budget for the city.

Working with other lawmakers, Councilman David Greenfield helped secure funding for Masbia Soup Kitchen, which provides over two million meals a year, and Sephardic Bikur Holim, a non-profit social services organization that helps people find jobs in addition to providing food. Other beneficiaries are the Boro Park JCC and Tomche Shabbos of Boro Park.

“No parents should have to send their children to bed hungry,” Greenfield said.