Texas food banks asking for help to support surge of people in need

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, food banks across the country are tasked with serving those in need from every socioeconomic level. Many people are using food bank services for the first time.

Food banks in Texas are doing their part, but they face many challenges.

Derrick Chubbs, president and CEO of the Central Texas Food Bank, says the pandemic has been a major test for his organization. “Nothing has stretched our ability to serve Central Texans as much as COVID-19,” he says.

Read more from Jill Ament with The Texas Standard here.