Record numbers living in NYC homeless shelters and they're worried about peoples diets?
City officials have had to open nine new shelters in two months as the number of homeless seeking a place to stay jumped 18 percent in only a year.
The Department of Homeless Services tells The New York Times there are now nearly 44,000 people living in the city's shelter system, including more than 18,000 children.
That tally is a record high. It doesn't include people who live on the street.
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