Last month, Massachusetts committed to investing $56 million to combat food insecurity in the Commonwealth. Food insecurity, a problem before the pandemic, has risen as the coronavirus shut down non-essential businesses across the state. 

Terry Maxey is the Director of Open Pantry Community Services, Inc. Maxey joined Carrie Saldo to discuss the new state funding and how the Pantry’s services are helping those struggling with food insecurity in western Mass.