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Born out of the pandemic, Kingdom Cares continues to help those in need

May 22, 2023

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. — A food distribution program that started at the beginning of the COVID pandemic is still going strong at Kingdom Fellowship AME Church. The Kingdom Cares food distribution program began providing grab-and-go groceries for those in need at the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020. Since then, the distribution program serves over 1,000 households per week in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties.

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The pandemic intensified hunger in the D.C. region. Now, there’s a push to end it for good.

October 19, 2021

Since its first food distribution at a Prince George’s public school in March last year, the Kingdom Fellowship AME Church in Silver Spring has expanded to six locations, set up a fund that has raised more than $300,000 for supplies, and gotten grants and contracts to continue growing.

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Hunger in the Washington Metropolitan Area

December 5, 2020

WASHINGTON — Before the pandemic, Black and Hispanic households across America were already experiencing food insecurity at a significantly higher rate than the national average of 10.5 percent. The coronavirus pandemic has only exacerbated hunger worldwide, and in the United States, nearly one in eight households doesn’t have enough to eat.

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