Belinda Chapman is director of development and communications at Facing Hunger Foodbank in Huntington. It’s a position that often finds her at wit’s end searching for support, donations and manpower.
“It’s a day-to-day operation of an age-old phrase called supply and demand,” Chapman said. “Things were busy when we operated normally, now we must cope with this devastating pandemic, and that makes our mission here that much more difficult. We rely deeply on our volunteers for a lot of support, now with the current situation many of them are hesitant to give of their time.”
The area of coverage of the food bank includes 12 counties in West Virginia, one in Ohio and four in Kentucky, and they do it