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In pictures: Steady demand at Bronx Food Pantry

Two years after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, demand remains steady at the Bronx Food Pantry.

October 4, 2022
4 October 2022
Father David Powers hands out food. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The pantry was started by Father David Powers during the Covid pandemic and while the pandemic has eased, the need for food hasn’t.

Residents receive food. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images

During a conference on hunger, nutrition and health in Washington, DC, last week, President Joe Biden said his administration would commit more than $8 billion in funding as part of its plans to end hunger and reduce diet-related disease by 2030.

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