Michael Flood

president and CEO of the LA Regional Food Bank

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President of the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank

Michael Flood on KCRW

More people are turning to food banks due to higher costs of groceries and gas. They’re also weighing what to prioritize first — food or bills.

CA food banks face more demands and clients amid rising prices

More people are turning to food banks due to higher costs of groceries and gas. They’re also weighing what to prioritize first — food or bills.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

With inflation and supply chain disruption, it’s tougher for some food banks to stock certain items. They’ve already seen an enormous surge in demand during the pandemic.

Some food banks struggle to get Thanksgiving staples amid inflation. What does it mean for families?

With inflation and supply chain disruption, it’s tougher for some food banks to stock certain items. They’ve already seen an enormous surge in demand during the pandemic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Millions of Americans are in need of food during this pandemic. The LA Regional Food Bank has seen record demand in the last month.

Facing record demand, LA Regional Food Bank donates millions of pounds each week

Millions of Americans are in need of food during this pandemic. The LA Regional Food Bank has seen record demand in the last month.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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