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Meeting Increasing Needs


November 22, 2020

BRONX — Before COVID-19 hit, the Albanian American Open Hand Association had served hundreds of people through weekly food-pantry offerings.

Eight months into the pandemic, the group—based in the Pelham Parkway section—is providing food at double and sometimes triple those amounts.

“Before, we never had more than 300 people here at our location, now we’ve gone up to at least 700 people, sometimes more,” said  Aleksander Nilaj, the founder and president.

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