(FOX BUSINESS) – Food relief organizations nationwide are warning of the “hungriest summer” in recent memory because of inflation, just weeks after President Biden blamed his predecessor for long pandemic food lines.
High inflation has both placed an increased financial burden on poor families and made it more difficult for food pantries to provide relief to such families, several charities told Fox Business. Higher prices combined with expiring pandemic benefits and fewer donations has led to soaring demand that the groups said is expected to remain high in the near-term.
In May, though, Biden slammed former President Trump for the long lines many Americans were forced to wait in for boxes of food amid the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. He said Republicans want to “forget it.”