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Hays food bank encouraging donations, volunteers in September
By Brittany Anderson
More than 25,000 Hays County residents did not have access to nutritious food in 2019.
One in eight individuals were considered food insecure, according to Feeding America. And with recent job losses since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, that number is rising.
In the last year and a half, Hays County Food Bank (HCFB) has seen a dramatic increase in families seeking food assistance. While stimulus packages, increases to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)...