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Food donations plunge after holidays

December 27th, 2014 by WCBC Radio

After the holidays, the number of volunteers and donations at the Maryland Food Bank is expected to decline. The needs of Maryland’s hungry won’t.  Joanna Warner, communications director for the Maryland Food Bank, says its important to note that hunger’s a year-round issue. The need for food aid is clearly rising in Maryland, and not just at the holidays. An example on the problems is most evident in larger cities, with the average number of families seeking food aid at the Community Assistance Network pantry in the city of Baltimore doubling in the last two years.

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