Inflation, high demand puts NC food panties under strain

Volunteers from Elevation Church and Sephora sort canned food at Loaves & Fishes and Friendship Trays in Charlotte on Wednesday, June 8, 2022. Khadejeh Nikouyeh Knikouyeh@charlotteobserver.com The financial strain of surging grocery and fuel prices is sending more Charlotte-area households to food pantries, some of which are wrestling with a drop in donations. Grocery prices … Read more

A Tractor-trailer is on its way from Utah with 40,000 pounds of food for a Pittsfield food pantry | Central Berkshires

PITTSFIELD — A tractor-trailer loaded with 40,000 pounds of nonperishable food is on its way from Utah to help keep people in the Berkshires from going hungry. The semi left Tuesday from the national headquarters for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salt Lake City, roughly 2,250 miles away. It is … Read more