Before the COVID-19 crisis began, more than 37 million people - including more than 11 million children - lived in a food insecure household. Prior to the pandemic, the Feeding America network of food banks served over 40 million people each year. However, since the crisis began, food banks have faced a “perfect storm” that includes surges in demand, declines in food donations, fewer available volunteers, and other disruptions to the charitable food assistance system’s operating model. In this satellite interview,
Feeding America’s Casey Marsh is sharing about the current state of hunger in America and what one major company is doing to help their neighbors in need.
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