2017-01-11 / Front Page

The Bread of Life


Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer and Bishop Mitchell Taylor delivered food to the Bread Of Life food pantry in Long Island City on a frigid Tuesday afternoon, January 10. More than 1,000 boxes of healthy and sustainable food items were brought to the facility at 38-49 12th Street near the Center For Hope International. The facility serves thousands of people from the adjacent Queensbridge Houses, and residents from nearby Astoria and Ravenswood as well. The Bread Of Life food pantry operates Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from noon to 2:30 pm. According to sources with the city of New York, currently almost half a million people in the five boroughs are living with a shortage of food. (L. to r.); Pantry helpers Wendy Bachman, Mary Paliouras with Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer, Bishop Mitchell Taylor and a pantry helper. Photo Jason D. Antos Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer and Bishop Mitchell Taylor delivered food to the Bread Of Life food pantry in Long Island City on a frigid Tuesday afternoon, January 10. More than 1,000 boxes of healthy and sustainable food items were brought to the facility at 38-49 12th Street near the Center For Hope International. The facility serves thousands of people from the adjacent Queensbridge Houses, and residents from nearby Astoria and Ravenswood as well. The Bread Of Life food pantry operates Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from noon to 2:30 pm. According to sources with the city of New York, currently almost half a million people in the five boroughs are living with a shortage of food. (L. to r.); Pantry helpers Wendy Bachman, Mary Paliouras with Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer, Bishop Mitchell Taylor and a pantry helper. Photo Jason D. Antos

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