Bronx food pantry struggling to stay open

A food pantry that serves tens of thousands of Bronx residents each year is struggling to keep its shelves stocked and may be forced to

THE BRONX - A food pantry that serves tens of thousands of Bronx residents each year is struggling to keep its shelves stocked and may be forced to close, organizers say. Give Them To Eat Ministries in Mott Haven has been going strong for 18 years, but lately, organizers say it has been overrun with needy Bronx residents. Group leaders say the weak economy has brought more and more people to the pantry. Give Them To Eat serves some 60,000 people each year.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 hit the streets to find out 1 Word on the Street: Favorite U.S President
Police say Keith Wright was escorted out of 2 Bronx bishop faces assault charge
Surveillance video shows the man placing a $50 3 Man robbed while paying for meal at Burger King
VIDEO: Interview with manager of Mobil gas station 4 VIDEO: Interview with manager of Mobil gas station
5 12 on Health: Foods that help fight diseases

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE