We are in unprecedented times with COVID-19. It is now more important than ever that we help our neighbors and those less fortunate. We are confident that each of you is doing your part.
Even in the best of times, however, over 1.5 million North Carolinians struggle with hunger—of those, nearly half a million are children. As public schools and many religious and nonprofit organizations that traditionally serve the food insecure in our communities are closing for indefinite periods, and government leaders are calling for social distancing to help limit the spread of Coronavirus, the need is never more pressing than now.