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Food pantries brace for longer lines this holiday season due to inflation

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Food insecurity is on the rise in the U.S. Many pantries are seeing significantly more people getting food from them. Feeding America reported 65% of their branches experiencing an increase in demand from May to June of this year. Jacksonville Food Center Administrator Melissa Hall: "We're seeing a lot more seniors who are on fixed incomes"
Published 3 months ago · Jacksonville, United States

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Food pantries brace for longer lines this holiday season due to inflation

As inflation puts more of strain on consumer’s pockets, local food banks are working to bring a bit of relief. But skyrocketing prices are hitting food banks like Feed More on both ends. Now it’s spending more on food and donations are dwindling.

3 months ago·Richmond County, United States
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Jacksonville-area food pantries prep for inflation, holiday season

The Jacksonville Food Bank and Salvation Army are both reporting higher numbers of people coming to get food from them as inflation continues to drive food prices up in advance of the holiday season.

3 months ago
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