Inflation Squeezes Food Pantries Amid The Pandemic - 27 East

Inflation Squeezes Food Pantries Amid The Pandemic

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authorStaff Writer on Jul 28, 2022

The East End’s food pantries are a lifeline for people in need, and with the rising costs of food, fuel and other essentials, need is rising. At the same time that inflation is causing greater demand at food pantries, the food pantries themselves are combating rising costs for the goods that they buy for distribution. The ongoing pandemic has also exacerbated need while causing supply chain problems. Reporter Cailin Riley joins the editors on the podcast this week to discuss the struggles food pantries are facing.

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