Volunteers work to feed hundreds in Canarsie after pandemic halts employment

A small group of volunteers worked to feed hundreds outside the Glenwood Houses Saturday. The food was provided by Our Lady of Charity.

News 12 Staff

Aug 14, 2021, 9:59 PM

Updated 1,014 days ago

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One community food pantry is feeding more people than ever before after many lost their jobs and are still without work due to the coronavirus pandemic. 
A small group of volunteers worked to feed hundreds outside the Glenwood Houses Saturday. The food was provided by Our Lady of Charity. 
Many stood in line starting at around 5 a.m. to guarantee their spot. 
This was all made possible by Angel Hendy. News 12’s Mary-Lyn Buckley details more about how it was made possible and how they are working together to feed hundreds.


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