One and a half year and 25 million pounds later and we still in a food crisis. The global recession that started due to the lock down in mitigation of the spread of the pandemic has drastically increase the demand of emergency food this has specially impacted the immigrant community.
Despite logistical challenges of the historical proportional with the food supply have change many different disruptions and Masbia food relief mobilized and distributed 500% more food. And still going strong.
In this photo, you see council member Brad Lander coordinating the socially distanced 3,000-foot bread line in front of Masbia of Flatbush during the spring of 2020. While the bread line is no longer visible it’s still there. Masbia Relief now distributes emergency food by appointment and the bread line is a digital one. Read more about it here.