Pandemic-induced supply chain disruptions have caused unwelcome food-price hikes and shortages on the eve of the 2021 Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday seasons. Still, local food ministries like St. John’s Bread & Life are determined to meet the needs of people struggling to feed their families.
With many people out of work due to the COVID-19 pandemic, families are struggling to put together Thanksgiving meals. But religious organizations are working to supply families with turkeys to make the holiday a happy one despite the economic uncertainty.
Now that the MTA is shutting down the entire New York City subway system during late-night hours, advocates for the homeless are stepping up their efforts to help find them food and shelter.