Masbia In the NYT: A Photo Of The 24 Hour Breadline At the Masbia of Queens Made It Into The NY Times
A photo of the 24-hour breadline at the Masbia of Queens made it into the NY Times. In the photo, you will see people outside in the freezing cold with our propane heaters keeping them warm as they wait to get their COVID-19 emergency food relief. Also pictured is information on how to make an appointment as well as some of the food they would be receiving which includes chicken, tuna, oil, mayonnaise, eggs, fresh produce, and matzah that we picked up in food rescue.
An interactive story, written by Nikita Stewart, depicting New Yorkers' struggle to survive, and habit changes to overcome the hit of the covid-19 pandemic in the big apple. Families are portrayed by the lens of photographer Todd Heisler, in their day by day, heading to Masbia, and other similar nonprofit pantry organizations, during the pandemic.Read more