Feeding South Dakota sees increase need for food since the pandemic

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- The need for food continues to rise.

Stacey Andernacht with Feeding South Dakota says they felt the demand last year.

Andernacht says they are still feeling the impacts of the pandemic.

Andernacht says they are seeing more people month to month.

Andernacht says the elimination of free lunches in schools is also driving food demand, especially for their backpack weekend programs.