MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Second Harvest Heartland says they’re still seeing huge need a year into the pandemic.
The food bank says distribution is still 23% above pre-pandemic levels and their food shelf partners are still seeing a 58% increase in visitors.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: 16 Deaths, 1,715 New Cases; Nearly 50% Of Eligible Minnesotans Have Received 1st Vaccine Dose
One in nine Minnesotans don’t have enough food.READ MORE: Derek Chauvin Trial, April 14 Live Updates: Defense's Medical Expert Testifies That George Floyd Died Due To Cardiac Arrhythmia
Second Harvest Heartland says volunteering is down 80%. But people can still help.MORE NEWS: 'Plus-Up' Stimulus Checks Going Out To Those Who Were Underpaid
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