Bed-Stuy Food Pantry Strains Under Coronavirus Rush

Food stores are running low at Bed-Stuy’s The Campaign Against Hunger as coronavirus fears have increased demand at the pantry.

Normally, the pantry serves about 300 households a day, said founder Melony Samuels. On Friday, volunteers put together bags of food for more than 800 homes, she said.

Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger has seen demand increase since the coronavirus affected life across the city. (Courtesy of Rick Uldricks) BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, BROOKLYN — Food stores are running low at Bed-Stuy’s The Campaign Against Hunger as coronavirus fears have increased demand at the pantry.

Normally, the pantry serves about 300 households […]

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