Testimony of Joel Berg, Executive Director New York City Coalition Against Hunger Before The New York City Council General Welfare Committee

03.17.2015

I am Joel Berg, Executive Director, at the New York City Coalition Against Hunger. I am testifying on behalf of the city’s more than 1,100 soup kitchens and food pantries – and the approximately 1.4 million New Yorkers who live in households that can’t afford enough food. I want to first thank Chairman Levin for his work on behalf of people in need as well as to the Committee for allowing me to testify here today.

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Testimony of Joel Berg, Executive Director, Before the NYC Council Committee on General Welfare 3/17/15 (PDF)