Second Harvest director 'very concerned' about government shutdown continuing
A Kingsport-based food bank is already preparing for the impact the government shutdown could have on the food-insecure in this region. Rhonda Chafin, executive director of Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee, said she’s “very concerned” about the shutdown potentially continuing longer than the end of next month. After that, those who receive aid through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) might not receive their full benefits.
Jan 10, 2019 at 4:41 PM