One of the effects of COVID-19 pandemic is a rise in food insecurity.
As a result, East Texas non-profits like the East Texas Food Bank have held distribution events to help feed those in need during this uncertain time.
Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, the CEO of the non-profit Feeding America, visited Tyler Friday for a distribution event. She says the East Texas Food Bank is a model organization for other food banks around the country.
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