Veterans Day: 40 percent of NYC veterans need food assistance

Veterans Day: 40 percent of NYC veterans need food assistance

Roughly 40 percent of New York City’s military veterans are finding themselves facing hunger with few options for help, and the problem may be get worse in the future. According to Margarette Purvis, the president and CEO of the Food Bank for New York City, about 95,000 veterans need food aid such as those offered by soup kitchens and other hunger-relief organizations.

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