For many low-income people in rural areas, simply getting to a grocery store or food bank can be a barrier to getting enough to eat.
Early numbers show that people are giving more than in previous years to places like food banks, housing groups and mutual aid networks.
Although most soup kitchens are serving to-go meals, they're hoping to provide safe gathering spaces, too.
As we head into a holiday season like no other, what is the best way to help those in need?
Feeding America says food banks nationwide have seen about 60% more people showing up at food distribution centers.
More than 22 million people in the U.S. say they sometimes or often don't have enough to eat, according to the latest census data.
With the pandemic, there are now 43 million people signed up for food assistance through SNAP.
Why one 86-year-old started volunteering in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
Food banks are seeing a surge in demand as COVID-19 pandemic pushes many newly-unemployed toward food insecurity.
Claire Babineaux-Fontenot said the charity needs more funding, food supply and volunteers to respond to the crisis.