PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — In honor of Hunger Action Day, workers from Giant Food Stores spent Friday morning helping out Philabundance in South Philly. Dozens of volunteers were at the Hunger Relief Center packing boxes for food-insecure seniors across the region.
While the pandemic has increased the number of people in need, Philabundance said food insecurity is always an issue, pandemic or not.READ MORE: Police: Man, 2 Children Injured In Crash In Willingboro
“You know the reality is 1-in-5 Philadelphians have a tough time deciding whether they’re going to pay rent or buy food for their families,” CEO of Philabundance, Loree Jones, said.READ MORE: Big Decision Looming For SEPTA Employees As Union Fights For Better Wages For Its Workers
Philabundance is always looking for volunteers. Reach out if you’re interested by clicking here.MORE NEWS: Flames Put Out After Tearing Through Mount Laurel Home
Monday through Friday, mornings and afternoons, you can help pack boxes, sort produce, and deliver food to those in need as every little bit helps.