Fast Company: This Open Table-Like App Serves the Hungry at Food Pantries

Fast Company highlights a new mobile app, Plentiful, which is making food access more efficient for New York City food pantries and more dignified for those in need.

Plentiful was created by the Helmsley-funded NYC Food Assistance Collaborative as a technology solution to improve some of NYC’s emergency food assistance system issues, including long pantry lines and pen and paper sign-in sheets. Since it launched in December 2016, 130 pantries have begun using Plentiful to communicate with clients who can make appointments with the app, enabling them to better serve more New Yorkers in need.

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