How A Food Bank Is Mobilizing to Feed The Hungry
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FEATURING TRINITY TRAN – As the numbers of Americans being laid off in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic skyrockets into the millions, food insecurity for the most vulnerable people is rising just as fast. Stepping in to the vacuum of government-assistance are local food banks, who are now facing the challenge of mobilizing volunteers at a time of required social distancing.
In Los Angeles, California, the organization Urban Partners LA is leading the way with a weekly food distribution program that puts 25,000 pounds of food into the hands of those who need it.
Trinity Tran, volunteer with Urban Partners Los Angeles and Lead Organizer at California Public Banking Alliance.