Turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie are all symbols of the holiday seasons. But for almost one in seven North Carolina households, Thanksgiving will be far from festive.
Figures just released by the USDA reveal North Carolina’s rate of food insecurity was well above the national average last year.
Jill Staton Bullard of the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle reflects on how the face of hunger has changed over the last two decades.
Bullard also discusses on our weekly radio show “News & Views with Chris Fitzsimon” how the current economic crisis is stretching food banks statewide.
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