Thursday, June 26, 2008

"The New Normal" at Food Banks

This morning MyFox Austin News interviewed Capital Area Food Bank CEO David Davenport on the changes he is seeing at his food bank.

According to Davenport, demand is up at Austin-area feeding agencies by 15%, and many of the new faces are those of working families. "They look just like you and me," he says. "They get up every morning and go to work."

As the Capital Area Food Bank and other local organizations scramble to keep up with what they see as a long-term "new normal," the cost of living in Austin continues to rise.

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