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Food Insecure

  • Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch was in the Region earlier this summer touring local businesses. CareSource Indiana shares tips to help get kids prepared for back to school. And Victor Garcia, President and CEO of the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana. addresses the issue of food insecurity as prices continues to rise.
  • Inflation in the U.S. is at a 40- year high causing food and gas prices to surge. Rapidly rising rents as well as end to federal COVID-19 relief have taken a financial toll on households. Food banks are struggling to meet the demand as federal programs provide less food to distribute and donations diminish. Food Bank of NWI President and CEO Victor Garcia joined Lakeshore Public Radio's Dee Dotson an Tom Maloney to discuss how his organization is working hard to support community members faced with food insecurity.