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NYCCAH in the News

October 5, 2009

The New York Daily News cited NYCCAH research in an article about NYC mayoral candidates’ campaign finances in an article published on Friday.

Today’s campaign finance filings in the mayor’s race came in mercifully early, as these things go, which gives us time to peruse Bloomberg’s spending for the fun stuff ($1,575.69 to Diehard Exterminating! $185 to the NYPD Queens tow pound!) and Thompson’s contributions for the sad stuff (just one max $4,950 contribution, from Charlie Rangel’s campaign fund!) before sundown.

The Coalition’s Terrance Kelley was quoted in The Uptown Chronicle encouraging people to apply for SNAP and stating the need for a simplified application process.
A group of people holding colorful pieces of numbered paper waited patiently on the basement steps of Our Lady of Lourdes Church on West 142nd Street at 1 p.m. on Wednesday. They were lining up early; the food pantry below the church wouldn’t start giving out bags of food until an hour later. Inside, 50 grocery bags of food had been placed on a long wooden table. Everyone who came in would receive the same thing: cereal, milk, dried lentils, canned beans and tomatoes, tuna, dry pasta, fresh collard greens, onions, sweet potatoes, bananas and bread.
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