Maloney Opposes SNAP Cuts

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria) recently released the following statement on her vote against the Agricultural Act of 2014, that cuts the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, by $8 billion over 10 years. “There are hungry families in New York and throughout the country who are relying on SNAP to put food on the table. We […]

Report: Food Insecurity On The Rise

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer Food insecurity is the reality of one in 10 Queens residents, according to a report, “Superstorm of Hunger: Lingering Shortfalls Expose a Tale of Two Food Cities,” unveiled by the New York City Coalition Against Hunger at the Center of Hope International Church on Nov. 27 in Long Island City. […]

River Fund Feeds Thousands In Richmond Hill

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Thousands of hungry Richmond Hill residents lined up on 89th Avenue looking to get needed food for the Thanksgiving weekend. The River Fund, a food pantry center on Lefferts Boulevard in Richmond Hill, held its weekly food drive at their headquarters last Saturday. This one was more significant as it […]