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Food banks across the country are reporting a surge in demand from families impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)
Food banks across the country are reporting a surge in demand from families impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)

Food banks across the country are reporting a surge in demand from families impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. At the same time the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, commonly known as food stamps, has also seen a spike in applications as millions of Americans find themselves out of work.

Here & Now's Tonya Mosley speaks with Kate Leone, chief government relations officer for Feeding America.

This segment aired on April 9, 2020.

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