BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Maryland Food Bank is once again smashing records on the number of meal donations.
Since March, the food bank has given away 47 million pounds of food, or about 39 million meals, to families in need.READ MORE: Joppa Grandmother Saves Pizza Delivery Driver Following Saturday Night Shooting
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The demand is much bigger this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Maryland Food Bank is urging Congress to pass a relief package that includes money for food assistance and snap benefits.MORE NEWS: Baltimore Pride Festivities Promote Diversity Among People Of All Ages