In The Press
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.
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.