Local food pantries, like New Jersey-based Elijah’s Promise, are working on the frontlines of COVID-19 to feed vulnerable communities, but they are struggling to meet the rising demand for their services.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has hurt everyone in the food system, from farmers to restaurant servers to hungry students. Here is a running list of organizations you can support with donations of money, food, and your volunteer time.