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The pandemic is supposed to be over. Why is Pierce County food insecurity still so high?

The News Tribune

Story highlights WAFOOD research published in 2023 which finds almost half of responding households reported experiencing food insecurity in the past month — with the highest occurrences among BIPOC respondents, households with children and renters. Meanwhile, the overall reliance on food assistance programs and food banks remained high.

February 23, 2023