Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | 412 Food Rescue and other food groups ramp up aid for furloughed federal workers

By February 21, 2019 Media

The nonprofit 412 Food Rescue has set up seven pop-up food distribution centers for federal workers and SNAP recipients in response to the government shutdown that’s been in effect for 33 days — the longest in history.

By Melissa McCart

With the shutdown stretching into its fifth week, many furloughed federal employees are struggling to feed their families and pay bills without a paycheck.

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