US hunger crisis persists, especially for kids, older adults

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While America is starting to emerge from the economic crisis caused by the corona virus pandemic there's still no end in sight for food in security food banks across the country are still giving away far more canned packaged and fresh good stand before the pandemic feeding America says forty two percent more at the end of twenty twenty than the year before meanwhile schools to scramble to keep feeding students despite being closed Adrian Hamida school superintendent for Jefferson County Mississippi hammer meal from the school means a student may not meet all of their particular dates of older adults have also struggled turning to food banks and deliveries from charities like meals on wheels in all feeding America estimates network members will again distribute six billion meals this year the same as last year and far above the four point two billion meals given out in twenty nineteen I'm Ben Thomas

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