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March 1, 2021

Despite a Growing Need, Helping West Virginia’s Hungry Not a Priority as Legislature Session Continues

Mountain State Spotlight, Beckley Register-Herald – Even though more families are struggling to get enough food as the pandemic continues, hunger-related bills aren’t among the measures rapidly moving through the West Virginia Legislative session. Read the full article.

West Virginia was already one of the country’s hungriest states pre-pandemic. And the problem has only gotten worse in the last year as COVID-19 pushed families into unemployment and left some kids learning from home unable to access free school food.

That’s what Lisa Henry sees in Martinsburg.

“I know we’re missing kids,” she said. 

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