Gallery: NYC Mayor’s Fund to Provide $1.7 Million to Food Pantries Affe...

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Deputy Mayor Linda I. Gibbs and the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City announced a new grant program yesterday that will provide more than $1.7 million in funding for city-wide emergency food networks that served communities in need during Hurricane Sandy. Many food pantries and soup kitchens served the influx of new clients during the aftermath of the hurricane despite struggling to rebuild their own facilities. The much-needed monies will support the post-Sandy distribution of thousands of meals throughout the hardest hit communities, helping to rebuild emergency food locations in Sandy-affected areas.

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