They’re calling it “the perfect storm” for food banks and food pantries. Inflation is up, donations are down, and more people need food. With schools letting out for summer, many American kids face going hungry, without school breakfast or lunch. And food prices keep rising.
Food banks serving the poor are seeing empty shelves, just as more people need their services. Watch this report from San Antonio (transcript of highlights below):
From the video: Steve Spriester: “Scarcity on the shelves and worries about what’s to come – the San Antonio Food Bank says they are bracing for the busiest time of year – and look at these empty shelves. They are especially concerned for kids.” Myra Arthur: “According to the