BALTIMORE (WJZ) — In just 30 days, the Maryland Food Bank has spent more than $3.5 million on food amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Compare that to $220,000 during a typical month.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Warm Temperatures May Help Create A Severe Storm
More than two million lbs. of food has been given out during the first two weeks of this month.
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Despite its growing need, donations are down nearly 90 percent.
Between now and the end of June, the Maryland Food Bank will need to raise $12 million to fund its COVID-19 response plan.MORE NEWS: Ravens' Football Clinic Helps Children Improve Sports Skills