An Alarming Number Of Food Banks Are Slashing Portions To Meet Rising Demand

December 19, 2014 4:00 PM

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Hunger is on the rise in the U.S. and relief organizations don’t have the resources to meet the growing demand, a recent report concluded.

According to a U.S. Conference of Mayors report released earlier this month, 71 percent of surveyed cities saw a rise in requests for emergency food assistance over the past year. But these groups can’t keep up with the increased need.

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