Feeding America warns of shortage of up to EIGHT BILLION meals across the country over next 12 months, which could leave millions of Americans hungry during the pandemic
Originally published on Daily Mail.
Megan Sandel, co-director of the Grow Clinic for Children at Boston Medical Center, said that she’s seen low-income parents who usually make ends meet are running out of food by the middle of the month.
‘Now they are running out of their food budget the second or third week of the month. Parents are going back into the kitchen at mealtime so kids won’t notice that parents aren’t eating themselves,’ Sandel said.
On Tuesday Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that more than 100million food boxes were distributed to food banks through the Farmers to Families Food Box Program.
However, some zip codes are seeing federal help and others no help at all.