More than 23 million people at some point during a year obtain food from food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters.

May 9, 2015

More than 23 million people at some point during a year obtain food from food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters (most run by religious charities). A 1997 statistic shows that 21.4 million Americans used private food charity that year.

 

Source: The New York Times, 11/14/01.

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