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At Brooklyn Pantries & Kitchens, New Need is Getting Old
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Bushwick: 'There are kids out there who are hungry besides us.'
Bed-Stuy: 'I have seen less produce, less food … but more people.'
Crown Heights: 'If you come in hot, I know how to cool you down.'
Williamsburg: 'Normal families need food. This is ridiculous.'
Midwood: 'They can come into a store that's neat and feel good about it.'
Bushwick: 'I see a lot of older people come now.'
Crown Heights: 'For two weeks last month, we didn't have any food at all.'
Bed-Stuy: 'We know the importance in recognizing the dignity of the people.'
Sheepshead Bay: 'It's painful and it's embarrassing, you know?'
Prospect Heights: 'If you come late, they'll let you stay.'
Williamsburg: 'Never say you won't drink the dirty water.'
On Tuesday, September 13, we sent reporters to a dozen food pantries or soup kitchens in Brooklyn to learn what the people who run them are seeing, and what the people who need them are going through.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
9:00a - 4:30p
Monday, September 15, 2014
10:00p - 4:00p
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
11:00a - 5:00p
If New York City's poor formed their own city, they would become the 7th largest city in the United States. This chart features the 10 largest.