Emergency Food Assistance Program

Queens hit hardest by food bank cuts
Queens hit hardest by food bank cuts
News Alexa Altman 8/22/2012 at 1:17PM

Soup kitchen and food pantry cuts, spread across the five boroughs, may leave less-fortunate New Yorkers hungry. Due to federal budget cuts in The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP), food pantries and soup kitchens throughout the city lost 11 million meals over the past year. That is a 40 percent decrease in the amount of [...]