Hunger remains a serious problem in New York City, but particularly among seniors and vulnerable New Yorkers during this pandemic. There are programs like SNAP and WIC that exist to help New Yorkers with accessing food. The problem is not everyone knows how to navigate the system to secure opportunities for food assistance.
The CEO of Hunger Free America, Joel Berg, was the guest on VOICES of East New York with Nikki Lucas. They discussed ways to fight hunger and how best to access the programs that exist in New York City.