MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The annual March Food Drive is underway in an effort to restock 300 emergency food shelves across the state.

Last year, food shelf use statewide increased on average 14 percent and Twin Cities suburbs saw a jump of 60 percent.

This morning, WCCO’s Dave Lee spoke with Minnesota Timberwolves president Chris Wright, chair of the 2011 March Food Drive.

WCCO’s Dave Lee Interviews Chris Wright