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Fri, Nov 16, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Hunger and Local Food Banks


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A worker passes a nearly empty shelf at the San Francisco Food Bank in November, 2009, a time when food banks saw increased demand due to the recession.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
A worker passes a nearly empty shelf at the San Francisco Food Bank in November, 2009, a time when food banks saw increased demand due to the recession.

Thanksgiving is just around the corner -- but some local food banks are reporting a lack of donations. We talk with local food banks about food shortages and what people can do to help.

Host: Dave Iverson

Guests:

  • Barry Stenger, interim executive director of the St. Anthony Foundation
  • John Healey, president and CEO of California Emergency Foodlink
  • Kelly Siefkin, communications director for the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services

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