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Long lines at food banks across U.S.

Some hundreds of residents, affected by the economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic, line up in their vehicles as they await their turn to collect groceries from the San Antonio Food Bank in San Antonio, Texas, April 17.   REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Some hundreds of residents, affected by the economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic, line up in their vehicles as they await their turn to collect groceries from the San Antonio Food Bank in San Antonio, Texas, April 17. REUTERS/Adrees...more

Some hundreds of residents, affected by the economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic, line up in their vehicles as they await their turn to collect groceries from the San Antonio Food Bank in San Antonio, Texas, April 17. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Nelly Avila, wearing personal protective equipment, waits in a line for a pop-up food pantry in Chelsea, Massachusetts, April 17.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Nelly Avila, wearing personal protective equipment, waits in a line for a pop-up food pantry in Chelsea, Massachusetts, April 17.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Nelly Avila, wearing personal protective equipment, waits in a line for a pop-up food pantry in Chelsea, Massachusetts, April 17.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Cars wait in a line to receive boxes of food at a drive-thru food distribution site from the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank and Los Angeles County Federation of Labor outside the Teamsters Local 572 office in Carson, California, April 18. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon

Cars wait in a line to receive boxes of food at a drive-thru food distribution site from the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank and Los Angeles County Federation of Labor outside the Teamsters Local 572 office in Carson, California, April 18....more

Cars wait in a line to receive boxes of food at a drive-thru food distribution site from the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank and Los Angeles County Federation of Labor outside the Teamsters Local 572 office in Carson, California, April 18. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon
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A local family waits in line at Highpoint Charitable Services for a box of donated groceries to be loaded into their vehicle at a food bank in LaGrange, Kentucky, April 13.  
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A local family waits in line at Highpoint Charitable Services for a box of donated groceries to be loaded into their vehicle at a food bank in LaGrange, Kentucky, April 13. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

A local family waits in line at Highpoint Charitable Services for a box of donated groceries to be loaded into their vehicle at a food bank in LaGrange, Kentucky, April 13. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston
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Residents pick up free groceries distributed at a pop-up food pantry by the 101st Engineer Battalion of the Massachusetts Army National Guard in Chelsea, Massachusetts, April 24.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Residents pick up free groceries distributed at a pop-up food pantry by the 101st Engineer Battalion of the Massachusetts Army National Guard in Chelsea, Massachusetts, April 24.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Residents pick up free groceries distributed at a pop-up food pantry by the 101st Engineer Battalion of the Massachusetts Army National Guard in Chelsea, Massachusetts, April 24.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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People wait in a line around the block for a pop-up food pantry in Chelsea, Massachusetts, April 17.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder    

People wait in a line around the block for a pop-up food pantry in Chelsea, Massachusetts, April 17.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder    

People wait in a line around the block for a pop-up food pantry in Chelsea, Massachusetts, April 17.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder    
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A member of the U.S. Army National Guard speaks with a taxi cab driver as they distribute boxes of free food provided by multiple New York City agencies in Harlem, April 15. REUTERS/Bryan R Smith

A member of the U.S. Army National Guard speaks with a taxi cab driver as they distribute boxes of free food provided by multiple New York City agencies in Harlem, April 15. REUTERS/Bryan R Smith

A member of the U.S. Army National Guard speaks with a taxi cab driver as they distribute boxes of free food provided by multiple New York City agencies in Harlem, April 15. REUTERS/Bryan R Smith
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Juana Gomez, 50, who said she can't afford rent and food for her six children after her husband lost his construction job, stands in the rain in a line to pick up fresh food at a Los Angeles Regional Food Bank giveaway of 2,000 boxes of groceries, April 9.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson    

Juana Gomez, 50, who said she can't afford rent and food for her six children after her husband lost his construction job, stands in the rain in a line to pick up fresh food at a Los Angeles Regional Food Bank giveaway of 2,000 boxes of groceries,...more

Juana Gomez, 50, who said she can't afford rent and food for her six children after her husband lost his construction job, stands in the rain in a line to pick up fresh food at a Los Angeles Regional Food Bank giveaway of 2,000 boxes of groceries, April 9.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson    
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People line up in their vehicles for an emergency drive-thru food and toilet paper distribution hosted by the San Diego Food Bank near the U.S.-Mexico border in Chula Vista, California, April 10. REUTERS/Bing Guan

People line up in their vehicles for an emergency drive-thru food and toilet paper distribution hosted by the San Diego Food Bank near the U.S.-Mexico border in Chula Vista, California, April 10. REUTERS/Bing Guan

People line up in their vehicles for an emergency drive-thru food and toilet paper distribution hosted by the San Diego Food Bank near the U.S.-Mexico border in Chula Vista, California, April 10. REUTERS/Bing Guan
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People wait in a line around the block for a pop-up food pantry amid the coronavirus outbreak in Chelsea, Massachusetts, April 17.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

People wait in a line around the block for a pop-up food pantry amid the coronavirus outbreak in Chelsea, Massachusetts, April 17.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

People wait in a line around the block for a pop-up food pantry amid the coronavirus outbreak in Chelsea, Massachusetts, April 17.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Food bank Second Harvest, with the help of the National Guard, puts food donations in several thousand cars in Metairie, Louisiana, April 16. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn    

Food bank Second Harvest, with the help of the National Guard, puts food donations in several thousand cars in Metairie, Louisiana, April 16. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn    

Food bank Second Harvest, with the help of the National Guard, puts food donations in several thousand cars in Metairie, Louisiana, April 16. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn    
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One-year-old Eileen Tavera and her sheep dog Charlie look out of their vehicle as they wait in line with hundreds of residents to collect groceries from the San Antonio Food Bank in Texas, April 17. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

One-year-old Eileen Tavera and her sheep dog Charlie look out of their vehicle as they wait in line with hundreds of residents to collect groceries from the San Antonio Food Bank in Texas, April 17. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

One-year-old Eileen Tavera and her sheep dog Charlie look out of their vehicle as they wait in line with hundreds of residents to collect groceries from the San Antonio Food Bank in Texas, April 17. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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People queue to pick up fresh food at a Los Angeles Regional Food Bank giveaway of 2,000 boxes of groceries in Los Angeles, April 9.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

People queue to pick up fresh food at a Los Angeles Regional Food Bank giveaway of 2,000 boxes of groceries in Los Angeles, April 9.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

People queue to pick up fresh food at a Los Angeles Regional Food Bank giveaway of 2,000 boxes of groceries in Los Angeles, April 9.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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LAX workers make their way through the line in the parking lot of The Forum during a food drive hosted by Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, in Inglewood, California, April 10. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

LAX workers make their way through the line in the parking lot of The Forum during a food drive hosted by Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, in Inglewood, California, April 10. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

LAX workers make their way through the line in the parking lot of The Forum during a food drive hosted by Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, in Inglewood, California, April 10. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot
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A family eats breakfast during a food and clothes distribution for homeless people in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, April 18. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A family eats breakfast during a food and clothes distribution for homeless people in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, April 18. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A family eats breakfast during a food and clothes distribution for homeless people in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, April 18. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A woman waits in a line around the block for a pop-up food pantry in Chelsea, Massachusetts, April 17.    
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A woman waits in a line around the block for a pop-up food pantry in Chelsea, Massachusetts, April 17.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A woman waits in a line around the block for a pop-up food pantry in Chelsea, Massachusetts, April 17.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A boy waits in the car while his mother picks up free groceries from the food pantry at the Fourth Presbyterian Church in Boston, Massachusetts, April 14.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A boy waits in the car while his mother picks up free groceries from the food pantry at the Fourth Presbyterian Church in Boston, Massachusetts, April 14.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A boy waits in the car while his mother picks up free groceries from the food pantry at the Fourth Presbyterian Church in Boston, Massachusetts, April 14.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A U.S. Army National Guard soldier wears a protective face mask while loading a vehicle with food for delivery to residents in need at the Kingsbridge Armory, which is being used as a temporary food distribution center, in the Bronx borough of New York City, April 21. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A U.S. Army National Guard soldier wears a protective face mask while loading a vehicle with food for delivery to residents in need at the Kingsbridge Armory, which is being used as a temporary food distribution center, in the Bronx borough of New...more

A U.S. Army National Guard soldier wears a protective face mask while loading a vehicle with food for delivery to residents in need at the Kingsbridge Armory, which is being used as a temporary food distribution center, in the Bronx borough of New York City, April 21. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Residents wait in line for free groceries distributed by the 101st Engineer Battalion of the Massachusetts Army National Guard in Chelsea, Massachusetts, April 24.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Residents wait in line for free groceries distributed by the 101st Engineer Battalion of the Massachusetts Army National Guard in Chelsea, Massachusetts, April 24.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Residents wait in line for free groceries distributed by the 101st Engineer Battalion of the Massachusetts Army National Guard in Chelsea, Massachusetts, April 24.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Volunteers with Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, hand out boxes of food to LAX workers in the parking lot of The Forum in Inglewood, California, April 10.  
 REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Volunteers with Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, hand out boxes of food to LAX workers in the parking lot of The Forum in Inglewood, California, April 10. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Volunteers with Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, hand out boxes of food to LAX workers in the parking lot of The Forum in Inglewood, California, April 10. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot
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Men wait in line during a food and clothes distribution for homeless people in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, April 18. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Men wait in line during a food and clothes distribution for homeless people in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, April 18. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Men wait in line during a food and clothes distribution for homeless people in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, April 18. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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People line up in their vehicles for an emergency drive-thru food and toilet paper distribution hosted by the San Diego Food Bank in Chula Vista, California, April 10. REUTERS/Bing Guan

People line up in their vehicles for an emergency drive-thru food and toilet paper distribution hosted by the San Diego Food Bank in Chula Vista, California, April 10. REUTERS/Bing Guan

People line up in their vehicles for an emergency drive-thru food and toilet paper distribution hosted by the San Diego Food Bank in Chula Vista, California, April 10. REUTERS/Bing Guan
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A member of Community of Hope A.M.E. church prays  during a drive thru food bank on Easter Sunday in Temple Hills, Maryland, April 12. REUTERS/Michael A. McCoy

A member of Community of Hope A.M.E. church prays  during a drive thru food bank on Easter Sunday in Temple Hills, Maryland, April 12. REUTERS/Michael A. McCoy

A member of Community of Hope A.M.E. church prays  during a drive thru food bank on Easter Sunday in Temple Hills, Maryland, April 12. REUTERS/Michael A. McCoy
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People wait in line to pick up free groceries from the food pantry at the Fourth Presbyterian Church in Boston, Massachusetts, April 14.     REUTERS/Brian Snyder  

People wait in line to pick up free groceries from the food pantry at the Fourth Presbyterian Church in Boston, Massachusetts, April 14.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder  

People wait in line to pick up free groceries from the food pantry at the Fourth Presbyterian Church in Boston, Massachusetts, April 14.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder  
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People queue to pick up fresh food at a Los Angeles Regional Food Bank giveaway of 2,000 boxes of groceries, April 9.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

People queue to pick up fresh food at a Los Angeles Regional Food Bank giveaway of 2,000 boxes of groceries, April 9.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

People queue to pick up fresh food at a Los Angeles Regional Food Bank giveaway of 2,000 boxes of groceries, April 9.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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