Healthy Harvest Food Bank in Warsaw is a major support system for many people in the community. The food bank distributed 419,682 pounds of food valued at $713,460 to those in-need in Richmond and Essex County last year. In this rich agricultural area of the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula where productivity plays a large part in providing food for American consumers, one in six children, seniors or working parents don’t have enough food to eat. Statistics show one in every six individuals struggle with food insecurity. All foods distributed throughout the county include 44 percent fresh produce.
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