Pandemic protections that allowed all children to eat for free, regardless of the family’s financial situation, have ended. Families will now need to complete an income-based application to qualify for free meals.
Volunteers with SLED and other law enforcement agencies as well as Walmart and AT&T helped pack grocery boxes Thursday morning.
Walmart, Tyson Foods, and Bimbo Bakery joined together to make the donation a reality
“There’s probably 50 cars or so lined up,” Ballas said. “It was good to see that we’re bringing in food to help people that are in line.”
A new food cooperative in North Columbia will provide community members with access to fresh food, city leaders said.
South Carolina’s four major food banks will gather at the State House Wednesday to promote Hunger Action Month.