The City: How a Federal Government Shutdown Could Hurt New Yorkers

In The City’s recent article exploring the impact on New Yorkers if a government shutdown ends up taking place, our CEO & President Melanie Hartzog provided some insight on the food insecurity issues that could ensue, and how The Foundling is working on anticipating the needs of our community.

“We run a pop-up food pantry, so of course, we’re thinking about what additional resources could bring to bear there,” Hartzog said. “We have our charter school in the South Bronx, where we service a number of families, including child welfare-involved families, and so we’re trying to make sure that we are anticipating what their needs may be.”

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