Food banks across the United States, including in the Bronx, are seeing a surge in demand as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many people have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus outbreak and need help putting food on the table. On this episode of Strike a Chord, we talk about how Bronx food pantries are responding to the growing need.
WFUV News Director and Strike A Chord host, George Bodarky is joined by Christina Hanson, Executive Director of Part of the Solution (POTS), Julie Spitzer, Homelessness Prevention Department Director at BronxWorks, and Judy Secon, Director of Operations at New York Common Pantry to discuss the rapid increase in demand for fresh food and pantry items and how each organization has adapted during the pandemic.
Tune in to watch this episode on BronxNet channel 67 Optimum/ 33 FIOS and bronxnet.tv on the following days and times: