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Food distribution lines getting shorter

Good news on Good Friday: Food distribution lines getting shorter



PANDEMIC BEGAN AND MORE THAN 10,000 LOVELAND HAVE LOST HER LIVES. CARVER HIGH SCHOOL PARTNERING WITH SECOND HARVEST FOR A FOOD DISTRIBUTION DRIVE GOING INTO THE EASTER HOLIDAY. AND AS HEATH ALLEN SHOWS US, THERE’S GOOD NEWS ON THIS GOOD FRIDAY, THE LINES ARE GETTING SHORTER. >> WE JUST WANT TO MAKE SURE THEY KNOW WE ARE HERE FOR THEM. >> FOR A SECOND WEEK IN A ROW, THE LINES FOR FOOD WERE MUCH SHORTER THAN THEY HAVE BEEN

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SoCal Food Banks Are Seeing Epic Lines And Epic Need: LAist

Sandra Aruleba and Gladys Neba plan to continue to host their free food bank outside of their church in Boyle Heights every Monday and Thursday. (Chava Sanchez/LAist)

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Thousands of cars form lines to collect food in Covid-hit Texas

Texas becomes the first US state with more than 1 million Covid-19 infections
North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) distributed more than 600,000 pounds of food for about 25,000 people on Saturday, according to spokeswoman Anna Kurian. There were 7,280 turkeys distributed to families, Kurian told CNN.
Photos provided by NTFB show thousands of cars lined up for NTFB’s Drive-Thru Mobile Pantry at Fair Park. Kurian said the need for food “has certainly increased” with the pandemic, with Texas last week becoming the first US state to report 1 million cases of coronavirus.

“Forty percent of the folks coming through our partners doors are doing so for the first time,” she said.

“I see
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