Survey: Many New Yorkers Struggled To Feed Themselves In 2012
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A new survey suggests many New Yorkers struggle daily to put food on the table.
The Food Bank of New York and the Marist Institute polled city residents on their experiences with hunger and food availability.
The poll found 32 percent of New Yorkers had difficulty affording food in 2012.
This number is down from 35 percent in 2011.
The survey also showed that 17 percent of New Yorkers had to choose between food or rent at some point in the last 12 months.
For the full report, visit foodbanknyc.org.