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Prince George's County announces plan to address food insecurity during pandemic

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Posted at 9:14 PM, Apr 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-22 21:14:14-04

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks announced on Wednesday the county’s plan to address food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The plan includes more than $1.2 million in donations to the Capital Area Food Bank as well as a a continued partnership with World Central Kitchen and local businesses to provide hot meals and grocery deliveries to residents experiencing food insecurity. The county is also working with a number of local businesses, non-profits and churches.

“As the COVID-19 crisis continues and unemployment rises, no one should have to worry about their food supply or where their next meal will come from,” said Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks. “We will continue working with local businesses, non-profits, churches and other community partners to address the issue of food insecurity and ensure nobody goes hungry during these unprecedented times.”

The Capital Area Food Bank also put together a 90-day plan to serve the region and will begin implementing that plan.