Food banks and nonprofits say inflation has hurt fundraising and made it hard to handle a surge in demand. One CEO says the need is close to the height of the pandemic.
Rising food prices haven’t swayed most consumers, but low-income families still look to food pantries for help
More than 1.2 million people struggled to put food on the table at some point last year in the Washington, D.C. region. Tens of millions more are struggling across the country.
The COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated food insecurity and stretched an already-strained fishing industry. New partnerships with food banks give fisherman income and provide food for those in need.
The Trump administration has been buying food from farmers and getting it to food banks. Food banks, however, say the program was not set up to deliver food efficiently.