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.
As millions lose their jobs or suffer furloughs, the demand at food banks is surging.
As many Americans stock up on weeks of provisions, food pantries, food banks and soup kitchens are figuring out how to get hungry Americans the food they need.
Some crops from U.S. farmers losing money from a trade spat with China will be redirected to food banks across the country.
The AARP estimates more than 10 million people 50 and older are at risk of going hungry every day in the United States. In Florida, where many baby boomers retire, this food insecurity is compounded by a lack of public…
Food banks and other organizations are coming up with contingency plans in case funding is cut from the federal budget.
Here's how they cope.
As we head into the Thanksgiving holiday, food banks are gearing up to help the hungry.