With many stuck at home from the pandemic, food banks and community meals have provided much-needed connection and stability for people in a time of upheaval. In March, food banks across the peninsula saw new faces as people struggled to pay bills and afford food after many lost jobs or had to stop working to prevent the spread of the disease.

Luke Whittaker is a staff writer for Coast River Business Journal and the Chinook Observer. Contact him at 360-642-8181 or lwhittaker@crbizjournal.com.

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