November 23rd, 2011 by WCBC Radio
As Thanksgiving this week ushers in the holiday season, WBAL reports the Maryland Food Bank is seeing more demand than ever before. And the economy gets the blame. It starts with a dwindling stream of large scale food donations. That's as big retail donors including food processors and supermarket retailers reduce waste and cut back. And agencies that work with the food bank for goods distributed to people in need are noticing a new problem. The 600 or so agencies in the food bank network have been reporting historically high requests for help.