Food Banks Adapting for Record Demand
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December 10, 2009, USA Today - Food banks facing record demand from needy Americans are testing new programs and turning to new donors to get food on their holiday tables.
Feeding America, the nation's largest network of food banks, is logging record donations — $75 million in the fiscal year that ended in June, compared with $56.1 million the year before. Its food banks distributed a record 2.6 billion pounds of food, compared with 2.2 billion pounds the previous year.