Gap Food Bank

Stimulus Law Bolsters Food Bank Offerings
August 3, 2009

July 29, 2009, The New York Times — Struggling to meet a demand for food that spiked with the unemployment rate, some food pantries have had to turn away people seeking help. Others are packing a little less food into each shopping bag they give out. But recently the nation’s food banks received a $100 million windfall of extra food, as part of the federal stimulus law.