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Local nonprofit says fight against food insecurity extends beyond holiday season

The fight against food insecurity extends beyond the gifting season


The fight against food insecurity extends beyond the gifting season

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New York – on the other hand, season to give The need to feed the hungry is a year-round mission.

Last week, CBS2’s John Diaz shared the story of a nonprofit that helps feed starving families on Long Island and New York City.

Community Solidarity is America’s largest vegetarian hunger relief program.

Founder, President and CEO John Stepanian joined us to explain how the organization sources and distributes food with the help of 7,000 volunteers. He also talked about other ways they give back and how people can get involved.

“It’s heartwarming, but it can also be heartbreaking to see miles of lines and so many people suffering from inflation,” Stepanian said. “So it’s nice to be able to give families big boxes of groceries, but it’s even better to see communities coming together to solve this problem.”

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