Hunger Coalition Braces for Lean Season

BY TONY EVANS – THE IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS

photo by Dev Khalsa

photo by Dev Khalsa

After the generosity and abundance of the holiday season, businesses often see a downturn. Subsequently, those in need begin to face the leanest time of year.

“The hunger season is upon us,” states a recent news release issued from the nonprofit Blaine County Hunger Coalition.

Last March, the Hunger Coalition saw 576 locals come through their lines at its mobile food bank—a record high—compared to their last high of 481 people in March 2011, the organization reported. Continue reading