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Demand for food assistance is soaring. Here's how state, regional and local agencies are stepping up.

Original post made on May 7, 2020

Across the Peninsula, the need for food support has skyrocketed as unemployment balloons and economic insecurity deepens. Here's how food support is being rolled out at the federal, state, regional and local levels.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, May 7, 2020, 10:02 AM

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Posted by Bruce Karney
a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 7, 2020 at 2:30 pm

"I see one-third of a nation ill-housed, ill-clad, ill-nourished." "The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little."
President Franklin Roosevelt, January 20, 1937

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Posted by safe housing?
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on May 10, 2020 at 2:42 pm

I see the safe parking lot on E Evelyn is nearly empty, about 10 RV's, so why is that? If we are providing safe parking and lots are not full we should not allow RV parking on city streets, especially near residences.

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