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Record Number Turning To Food Banks


At a glance

  • 45% of food banks see increased demand, typically with 10 percent more people in need.
  • Food giveaway banks say they are struggling with 40-year high inflation.
  • High prices are derailing Joe Biden’s bid to end hunger in the U.S. by 2030.
  • An inflation rate of 9.1 percent has put basics from butter to beefsteaks out of reach for many.
  • More than 38 million people in the U.S. do not get enough food to live an active, healthy life.

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