Originally posted on waynecounty.com
CARES Act funds used to help address areas battling food insecurity during COVID-19
WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. -Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans announced today a $400,000 program in partnership with Forgotten Harvest and Gleaners Community Food Bank to provide food assistance to residents in need as the County continues to work through the devastating health and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is funded with CARES Act funds and continues the County’s commitment to helping area families during this crisis.
“Food insecurity is a challenge magnified by the COVID pandemic,” said Executive Evans. “Ensuring residents have safe access to fresh food is critically important to keeping our communities healthy. Forgotten Harvest and Gleaners are doing the work to ensure families have the food they need. I’m pleased we can assist them in this mission.”