Need for food banks, drives increases as pandemic continues to grow

Need for food banks, drives increases as pandemic continues to grow

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The pandemic has meant weeks of uncertainty for so many across the Charlotte area and that need has not gone away.

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Several non-profits in our community have really stepped up to fill the need to put food on the table.

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On Tuesday, Catholic Charities will hold its weekly drive-up food distribution at the Diocese of Charlotte Pastoral Center off Church Street in South End.

Months into the pandemic, the need for food continues to grow.

Watch the video above as Eyewitness News reporter Gina Esposito shows us how the Catholic Charities Food Drives have been filling that need.

Organizers anticipate long lines for second drive-thru food pantry in Union County