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COVID-19: Food banks face volunteer shortage as many Bay Area pantries close as coronavirus spreads

On a typical day at the vast food bank warehouse in San Jose, 80 to 100 volunteers pack apples, oranges, pears, squash and cabbage into boxes to be shipped out to hundreds of distribution sites across Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. On March 10, just 17 volunteers showed up. All told, more than 1,000 […]