NEW YORK (WABC) -- 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.
More than half of New York City food banks experiencing shortage