November 2018

Spotlight on: Food Hardship

Many New Yorkers may be going hungry this Thanksgiving

Contributors: Christopher Wimer, Matthew Maury, Irwin Garfinkel, and Kent Rigg

Issues Areas: Food Hardship

Poverty Tracker data sheds light on a reality for many New Yorkers: simply being able to put food on the table is a regular struggle. Food hardship forces many turn to SNAP or to local food pantries to help make up for shortfalls in their family budgets.