Harry Chapin Food Banknwww.harrychapinfoodbank.orgnnThe need for our services (food distribution to 170 Partner Agencies) continues after Christmas.
Unwrapped, the family has come and gone but the need for fod has stayed and in some cases multiplied. Chris robinson is with the harry chapin food bank and here to ask for help once again. Good morning.nnGood morning.nnDid have you a good christmas?nnDid i have a good christmas, how about you?nnGood. Are you excited for the new year.nnA challenging year we are facing but we are excited.nnLet’s take a look back at the year 2010 with the harry chapin food bank. How did the comunity do?nnCommunity did great. In 2010 we had good news and bad news. The bad news we saw more people in need. We now through partner agencies supplying foods for more than 30,000 southwest floridians every month, 40% are kids and that’s bad news. We saw record unemployment. I believe lee county hit 13.2% in october. That’s bad news. We reached number two nationally in foreclosures. If you h what do i atribute that t