Food Banks Report Surge in First Timers | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Food Banks Report Surge in First Timers

A surge in first time visitors has contributed to the greatest demand in years at food banks nationwide, according to Feeding America, a Chicago-based national food bank association. Many of the first timers were middle class but lost jobs or had their wages cut.

"They were doing pretty well," said Ross Fraser of Feeding America. "They've completely had the rug pulled out from under them."

A surge in first time visitors has contributed to the greatest demand in years at food banks nationwide, according to Feeding America, a Chicago-based national food bank association. Many of the first timers were middle class but lost jobs or had their wages cut.

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With conditions like this, please don't tell me that the economy has actually turned around, except for the folks at Goldman Sachs!

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