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Food Bank notes inflation leads more people to seek help

July 25, 2023

Officials of the Maryland Food Bank say inflation is leading more people to seek help feeding their families U.S. Census data analyzed by the food bank finds 45% of Maryland adults say their children were skipping meals because of rising food costs and 36% have trouble meeting expenses. Maryland Food Bank president and CEO Carmen Del Guercio tells WBAL NewsRadio recent cuts in government benefits offered during the COVID-19 pandemic are also leading more people to turn to the soup kitchens and food pantries that are supported by the food bank.


Article Source: WBAL News-Radio

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