For the Holiday, a Timely Serving of Inflation Relief

For the Holiday, a Timely Serving of Inflation Relief

Nov 24, 2022 by NYT > New York

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  • Credit...James Stukenberg for The New York Times The Neediest Cases Fund Higher food prices and a shortage of turkeys have added to the challenges for relief organizations providing Thanksgiving meals.
  • Donate That scarcity and soaring food prices made this Thanksgiving an especially challenging one for families, and for the relief organizations that work to put meals on the tables of those who need them.
  • “Turkeys have almost doubled in price, and every other food staple has gone up in price, and so it’s making it very, very difficult this year,” said John Miller, a founder of Crossfire, who has been distributing Thanksgiving meals for the past 25 years.
  • Have you seen how much it’s going up?’” Through a partnership with Brooklyn Community Services, the food pantry was able to buy 100 turkeys, using about $3,000 from The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund.

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