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Hunger Moves On Down To Lee County Florida

“- residents are flocking to nonprofit agencies and government offices looking for groceries and other emergency help. – the collapsing construction and real estate markets are driving once stable households into crisis – One nonprofit director said she saw more people in one month than she had in her 18 years of service. – “People are coming to the kitchen needing food, and we don’t have it for them,” said Sarah Owen, the executive director of Community Cooperative Ministries. Equally as troubling is a spike in grocery prices. ‘The problem is I’m spending twice as much a week on the Meals on Wheels food and the soup kitchen food,’ Owen said. READ MORE – Jennifer Booth Reed

The News-Press – Fort Myers,FL,USA

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