PBS NewsHour

How food bank are trying to cope with a surge in demand

Clip: 03/31/2020 | 6m 7s Video has closed captioning.

With unemployment soaring, the COVID-19 outbreak is taking a staggering toll on workers. Food banks are ramping up their services to meet the rising demand, even as donations, volunteers and supplies are limited. Meanwhile, organizations worry about keeping their own workers safe from the virus. Stephanie Sy reports as part of our Chasing the Dream series on poverty and opportunity in America.

Aired: 03/31/20

Rating: NR

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