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Over 1.3 million people, one in six New Yorkers, cannot afford enough food, with queues at soup kitchens getting longer, anti-poverty groups say.
The New York City Coalition Against Hunger says the number of people who use food pantries and soup kitchens in the city increased by 20% in 2007.
Some of the food distribution points are struggling to meet demand.
Originally posted by infinite
In Europe, we have many services that help the poor and those who are not well off, but I am struggling to give an opinion on this story.
Originally posted by MajorMalfunction
Blame it on trickle-down economics. Thanks, Ronnie Ray-Gun.