More than half of New York City food banks experiencing shortage

EMBED </>More Videos

Ken Rosato has more on the food bank shortage.

Just before Thanksgiving, New York City's food pantries are scrambling for donations.

According to a new report, more than half of the city's pantries and soup kitchens say they are experiencing a food shortage. 35 percent say they had to turn people away.

The food banks say a cut to food stamps has increased demand, and they are also struggling to bring in donations.
Related Topics:
foodfood bankthanksgivingdonationsfoodfood stampsNew York City
(Copyright ©2019 WABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.)