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Western MD Food Bank Director Discusses Expected COVID Challenges During Holiday Season

November 26th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

It’s the holiday season, and while that usually means spending time and celebrating with friends and family, in the year of COVID-19 all of those norms have changed, with agencies such as the Western Maryland Food Bank being among the hardest hit.  The nonprofit distributes food to local organizations and member agencies, including church pantries, day care centers, on-site feeding programs, emergency assistance organizations and more, serving more than 10,000 individuals monthly. Executive Director Amy Moyer talked with WCBC News about some of the challenges created by the pandemic, not the least of which is a dramatic rise in the number of people needing assistance…