One year after the first closures of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are looking forward to returning to normalcy in the months ahead. However, thousands of local families are still recovering from the financial losses they suffered during the initial lockdowns. And many people’s lives are still disrupted entirely.
More than 100,000 in Fairfax County could face food insecurity due to COVID-19
Fairfax County is predicted to experience the highest growing rate of food insecurity in the DC area this year, according to the Capital Area Food Bank’s 2020 Hunger Report. Families facing food insecurity do not have consistent access to enough healthy food and as a result, they may start eating less food, cutting out meat
How hunger is holding back students on college campuses
Barely a day goes by without a mention in the news of college admission scandals, whether it’s wealthy parents bribing their child’s way in to top schools or elite universities giving preference to the children of wealthy donors. This can leave the impression that all college students are showered with large allowances and have