Metro Detroit food banks ramp up efforts amid coronavirus outbreak

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Food insecurity is something many people face daily, but the coronavirus is leading to more people who need food.

With schools closed and people out of work, access to food has become even more of a priority.

Related: Food services provided for children, students during coronavirus outbreak

Organizations around Metro Detroit are available to help. Examples include Washington Township’s Samaritan House and Pontiac’s Lighthouse.

Learn more about the organizations above, and sign up to volunteer here or donate money here.

If you need food, click here.

MORE: Here’s which Michigan counties have confirmed cases of coronavirus

How COVID-19 Spreads

About the Authors: