BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Maryland Food Bank has developed a $28 million goal to keep up with growing demands for food amid the coronavirus pandemic.

It’s part of Phase Two of its COVID-19 food access response.

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It focuses on efforts needed to fight hunger through the end of 2020 and into 2021.

Some of the problems include a lack of government funds, kids not getting school meals and the number of people out of work.

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CBS Baltimore Staff