Under Pressure: Prioritizing Healthy Hunger Relief During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This report provides an overview of the organizational challenges and experiences of health-focused food banks nationwide during March – August of 2020. Interviews with 17 foods banks were conducted in August and September 2020. This report includes the themes from those interviews, and calls for policies, practices, and legislation that will enable decision makers across the country to join health-focused food banks in providing sustainable access to the healthy foods that help every community thrive, during pandemics and beyond.