This health pandemic is taking a devastating toll on our senior population. We all know that our seniors are the age group most at risk when exposed to the coronavirus. But, many seniors, especially those in poverty or on a fixed income, suffer the effects of the health crisis without ever being exposed to the disease.
According to a 2020 report using 2018 data, 5.3 million seniors in the United States were food insecure. Those people are even more vulnerable during the pandemic.
This is an excerpt from a detailed article about senior hunger. It’s a quick read. Please take a few minutes to learn about this growing problem in our own communities. Then give us a call to learn about how to host a meal-packing event to help.