Organizations combating the hunger crisis are running out of cash amid unprecedented need, and need help from supporters to stay open, according to the head of the country’s largest Jewish charity.

As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on into the holiday season, demand only grows, according to Met Council’s executive director David Greenfield, who says that as the rate of unemployed New Yorkers stagnates and food pantries shutter due to a lack of federal funding, a higher burden is placed on those that remain open.

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Organizations combating the hunger crisis are running out of cash amid unprecedented need, and need help from supporters to stay open, according to the head […]

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