BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Maryland Food Bank announced it gave out 4.4 million pounds of food in April.

In April 2019, the Maryland Food Bank distributed a little more than half of that; 2.4 million pounds.

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This year, they’ve spent nearly $2 million on food and are still in need of donations.

Food Bank employees and volunteers are working tirelessly to keep up with the spike in demand caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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