How the Robin Hood Foundation is fighting a hunger emergency in New York caused by the shutdown

In response to the government shutdown in December 2018, the Robin Hood Foundation pieced together a food-aid puzzle to provide food for low-income families that weren't receiving their monthly SNAP benefits. By re-stocking food pantries around the city, donating to food delivery services, and working to extend food-aid protections, the organization helped keep thousands across the city fed during the shutdown.

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