Carlos and Anita Medina have 13-year-old twins at home, and the holidays will look different this year since Carlos has had far less work and Anita has stayed home to help the kids. They hope to bring home turkeys on Thanksgiving Day, but they won’t mind if the Thanksgiving meal is just chicken.

Food pantries across the city serve thousands of meals each Thanksgiving, but this year food banks in Bushwick, Brooklyn, expect to see longer lines than ever before. Local pantries that usually have no trouble providing whole turkeys to families are not sure they will have enough to give out this year.

Volunteers help visitors prepare to collect their meals, Nov. 7, 2020. Cai Pigliucci/Bklyner BUSHWICK, BROOKLYN — Carlos and Anita Medina have 13-year-old twins at home, and the holidays will look different this year since Carlos has had far less work and Anita has stayed home to help the kids. […]

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