Food Bank for New York City launched two GoFundMe, accounts teaming up with radio stations WBLS and Hot 97. The goal was to raise enough money to donate more than 200,000 meals.
The food bank says since the new coronavirus pandemic started it has donated more than five million meals.
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The number of people turning to Food Bank for NYC has increased by 50%.
"We are in a very crucial time where this COVID-19 disaster has hit us," said radio personality Laura Stylez. "There are so many families that are waiting for employment checks are laid off, in that weird in between time where they are just figuring how they are going to pay their rent and bills." "There's no qualifications. It does not matter if you are in need of food. Locate one in your neighborhood and they will be happy to help you out."
To donate head to foodbanknyc.org/hot97 or foodbanknyc.org/wbls.