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Lindsay Lopez

Lindsay Lopez

President & CEO, The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri

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Food Insecurity in Our Community: 'The Pandemic Really Exacerbated That Problem'

Food Insecurity in Our Community: 'The Pandemic Really Exacerbated That Problem'

Joanne Nelson is the Director of the Boone County Community Services Department,and Lindsey Lopez is the President and CEO of The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri.

They spoke with host Janet Saidi about the impact of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic on food insecurity in our community and about just a few of the resources that exist.

This is an excerpt from KBIA’s weekly talk show, the Check-In with Janet Saidi, on Thursday, February 25. You can hear the full show – here.

If you or anyone you know needs help – per the Boone County Department of Community Service:

“To find help with things like food, childcare, assistance paying household bills, medicine, healthcare, mental health services, or other essential services, please use our local guide to health and human services CoMoResources.

Or, contact United Way 2-1-1. It’s FREE and CONFIDENTIAL. Specialists are available 24/7. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-427-4626 (TTY 1-866-385-6525)”

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