KQED's Forum: Hunger and Local Food Banks

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San Francisco Food Bank. Photo: 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. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

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

Original Broadcast: Fri, Nov 16, 2012 -- 10:30 AM
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KQED's Forum: Hunger and Local Food Banks

KQED's Forum: Hunger and Local Food Banks

    Host: Dave Iverson
  • 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