New York nonprofits serving disabled adults struggling with food, fuel costs as inflation surges

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — A nationwide surge in food and gas prices has hit particularly hard for some nonprofits serving vulnerable New Yorkers. For organizations that care for disabled adults and are responsible for providing three meals a day for thousands of residents, visits to the grocery story have “become a weekly exercise in sticker shock,” said Matthew Zebatto, the CEO of Life’s WORC. Zebatto’s nonprofit gets state funding to run group homes for about 2,000 disabled adults in Manhattan, Queens, and Long Island. “The cost of supply and food items we use on a daily basis has skyrocketed from a year a…

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