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Pressures On Our Food Banks, Beyond The Pandemic

Warehouse at the Chattanooga Area Food Bank.
Chattanooga Area Food Bank
Warehouse at the Chattanooga Area Food Bank.

Food banks across the country are feeling the pinch.

Demand is high from the people who need them, as inflation soars and supply chain issues persist.

The Chattanooga Area Food Bank - a member of Feeding America - serves 20 counties in Southeast Tennessee and Northwest Georgia.

Melissa Blevins is the Food Bank’s executive director.

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