Second Harvest Food Bank
A perfect storm of inflation, housing market issues, and gas prices have created a climate in which people need food.
Roughly one in 10 people in the Valley rely on monthly food bank visits, the United Way says.
Second Harvest Food Bank ordered food months in advance to keep food pantry shelves filled.
As businesses reopen and crowds return to area restaurants, there are signs that the community is getting ready to emerge from the pandemic.