Albuquerque Meals Financial institution runs out of meals shortly throughout the holidays

The holidays are full of family celebrations and usually large meals. The Rio Grande Food Project seeks to feed New Mexicans during the holidays. Food insecurity is a nationwide problem, but especially during the holidays when the Rio Grande Food Project is busy. Paul Lesnik, the Community Hub Coordinator at RGFP, said, “We have run out of food for the last couple of distributions. We’re running out of food. So we know they need it here. ”Due to the restrictions imposed by the pandemic, they can only distribute food three times a week, but in one week they could feed more than 400 families. Lesnik said: “We know the need is still there. And we know that when prices go up, people are still worried about what’s going on, unemployment and the like. ”The prepackaged boxes contain things like canned vegetables, fruit, protein, rice and beans. For many of the people who struggle with food, they probably struggle with other things too. ”As a variable in a system of variables, plugging security problems into one. People come to us for dinner, they usually struggle with income problems or sometimes have problems paying their bills, ”said Lesnik. Before the pandemic they could easily distribute resources in the food distribution, now they have found another way. “We distribute our distribution at around nine in the morning, and people line up from 7.30. At 8:30 am we have a fully occupied parking lot and then we drive to the car door to see if they need help with anything other than food, ”said Paul Lesnik for food donations, money to buy food or Voluntary work.

The holidays are full of family celebrations and usually large meals.

The Rio Grande Food Project seeks to feed New Mexicans during the holidays.

Food insecurity is a nationwide problem, but especially during the holidays when the Rio Grande Food Project is busy.

Paul Lesnik, the coordinator of the Community Hub at RGFP, said: “We have run out of food for the last couple of distributions lately. We’re running out of food. So we know that they need it here. ”

Due to the restrictions imposed by the pandemic, they can only distribute food three times a week, but in a week they could feed more than 400 families.

Lesnik said: “We know the need is still there. And we know that when prices go up, people still worry about what’s going on, unemployment and the like. “

The prepackaged boxes contain things like canned vegetables, fruits, protein, rice, and beans.

For many people struggling with food, it is likely that they will struggle with other things as well.

“Put security problems as variables in a system of variables. People come to us for dinner, they usually struggle with income problems or sometimes have problems paying their bills, ”said Lesnik.

Before the pandemic they could easily distribute resources in food distribution, now they have found another way.

“We do our distribution at around nine in the morning, and people line up from 7.30. Around 8:30 am we have a fully occupied parking lot and then we drive to the car door to see if they need help with anything other than food, ”said Paul Lesnik.

With more people in need during the holidays, RGFP looks for food donations, money to buy food, or volunteering.

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