100 families affected by the government shutdown took advantage of the Maryland Food Bank’s fresh produce, canned goods, and other grocery items to help get them through their period of unemployment and no pay.
As the holidays draw near, so does the overwhelming need for food across Maryland. But food insecurity isn’t just a problem once a year.
The Maryland Department of Transportation completed Operation Orange as part of September’s Hunger Action Month. Trucks of donated food were transported to the Maryland Food Bank and sorted for redistribution to those in need.