Washington Post: 1 out of 3 people in D.C. region face food insecurity, survey finds

“Nearly one-third of people living in the Washington region struggled to access food last year, according to a report released last week by the Capital Area Food Bank.

The analysis, culled from a random sampling survey of nearly 4,000 residents across the region, also presents a deeper illustration of how hunger’s impact has changed since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020. The report found families with children and non-White families were particularly in need of food assistance, and that even individuals who have jobs are still going without meals.”

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