Trenton Area Soup Kitchen gives out Thanksgiving meals as many struggle with food insecurity

Volunteers across New Jersey spent part of their Thanksgiving lending a hand to help feed the hungry.There is a 40-year tradition of helping those ...

November 25, 2022
12:26 AM

Volunteers across New Jersey spent part of their Thanksgiving lending a hand to help feed the hungry.There is a 40-year tradition of helping those in need at the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen. The annual Thanksgiving dinner is the group's banner event.Those in need were able to receive all of the Thanksgiving staples, from turkey and gravy to mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie. Many of these items are outside of the budget for many New Jersey residents due to inflation and rising prices.A report found that between 2018 and 2020, 1 in 12 households in New Jersey suffered from food insecurity.

News 12 Staff