“Forty percent of the folks coming through our partners doors are doing so for the first time,” she said.
“It really is amazing and I thank God that I was able to get in the line this morning.”
In another car, one woman told the station she had been struggling: “I haven’t been working since December. I can’t find a job, they cut off my unemployment — it’s a big deal. It’s a real big deal.”
NTFB President Trisha Cunningham said she is proud of her team and the community “for providing some hope and care during these extraordinary times.”
“It was quite a humbling scene to see so many in need,” she told CNN.
NTFB has several mobile pantry events scheduled throughout the week.
Correction: An earlier version of this story misspelled the last name of Anna Kurian, the spokesperson for the North Texas Food Bank.