The Inlander: The pandemic has caused dramatic increases in food insecurity, but local nonprofits are ready to meet that need

The pandemic has caused dramatic increases in food insecurity, but local nonprofits are ready to meet that need

Since the coronavirus pandemic disrupted nearly every facet of daily life, several local food banks and pantries have seen demand for their services skyrocket. 

With so many Inland Northwest residents still unable to return to work or facing serious economic pressures, the region's nutritional safety net is now bracing for what could be an even busier fall and winter. 

The good news, however, is that leaders at some of the area's largest food banks and emergency meal providers say that even if demand increases to historically unseen levels, there's no concern that anyone will be turned away, even as distribution models are adapted to meet safety guidelines.

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