De Blasio warns of 'full-blown crisis' for New Yorkers on food stamps if shutdown continues
Government workers still don’t have a salary due to the shutdown. American businesses are helping them out.
Companies are giving away free meals, beer, and knitting classes to furloughed workers.
Shutdown Specials In Brooklyn
SARA HENDRICKS JANUARY 21, 2019, 4:00 PM
Food banks: You can help out DC-area food banks by donating to Capital Area Food Bank’s Hunger Lifeline and So Others Might Eat. Masbia is aiding those in New York City and World Central Kitchen is helping to provide meals to federal employees nationwide. You can also check your local papers to see which food banks are providing assistance to government workers. Read the full article here.
Hungry Furloughed Families Get Hot Meals And Groceries From Queens Jewish Group
January 16, 2019 | By Alyssa Fisher
Masbia of Queens, a nonprofit soup kitchen and food pantry, is also offering hot meals and groceries, according to QNS. Its two other locations in Brooklyn will also have sit-down dinners. Read the full article here.
Overheard Conversation Prompts NYC Restaurateur to Offer Free Meals to Federal Workers
By Natalie Chinn | Published Jan 23, 2019 at 3:21 PM