Local Communities Seek New Ways to Respond to Hunger and Homelessness During the Pandemic

Planning in Progress

by Kristen Humphrey, MLA, Local Assistance and Training Planner

Even under normal circumstances, some of the most vulnerable people in our country’s population are those who are homeless and/or hungry. Without adequate shelter, sanitation, a stable supply of nutritious and fresh food, they are already subject to physical and mental illness, disease, exposure, malnutrition, and violence at much higher rates than the average American. But in times of a pandemic, these vulnerabilities worsen. Continue reading