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In Affluent Maryland County, Pandemic Exacerbates Food Insecurity

Since March, the number of people who lack a steady source of food has grown. In Montgomery County, a food assistance effort often runs out of prepared meals before it can feed everyone in need.

Volunteers from St. John's Episcopal Church in Bethesda help hand out food to a local resident at an event earlier this month. Xueying Chang/NPR hide caption

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In Affluent Maryland County, Pandemic Exacerbates Food Insecurity

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Bloodless Andrew Bird
Oh Honey Delegation

Ja Nelle Pleasure relies on her garden for fresh fruits and vegetables. "Vegetables are expensive at the grocery store," she says. Dana Cronin/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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For One Food Insecure Family, The Pandemic Leaves 'No Wiggle Room'

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Go Above Liam Thomas
Lisbon Penthouse Psalm Trees
Blue Allem Iversom

Each week, police in Lexington, Neb., cordon off several blocks near the edge of town, where roughly 700 cars will line up for USDA Farmers to Families food boxes. Above, volunteers organize boxes on Aug. 27, 2020. Christina Stella/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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In Rural Nebraska, Combating Hunger From The Pandemic Is A Community Effort

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Loran's Dance Idris Muhammad
Yummy Justin Bieber

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