Food pantries break single-day record of customers
DMARC food pantries break single-day record of customers
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- After the Federal food assistance program called SNAP was reduced last spring, it's been tough for her and more than 40 million other low-income Americans.“I’m getting food for my house because food stamps were cut and I'm struggling right now,” said Lozano.“It's just sort of a perfect storm this time of year,” said Matt Unger, CEO of the Des Moines Area Religious Council food pantry network
- Unger says November first was its busiest day ever, serving 1500 customers at its 15 metro pantries.“We are hoping it's not a scary harbinger of what this month holds for us, but we are expecting the month of November to be a record-breaking month as well,” said Unger
- They include the reduction of federal food benefits and growing inflation.“You marry those things together and people are just struggling to meet their basic needs right now and food is a big piece of that," said Unger
- “You marry those things together and people are just struggling to meet their basic needs right now and food is a big piece of that," said Unger.
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