Charities at Work

Lessons learned by Catholic Charities regarding food security during COVID-19

Episode Summary

Catholic Charities USA and its member agencies across the United States responded quickly when the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns hit by providing food to those in need. Guest: Jane Stenson, vice president for food and nutrition and poverty reduction strategies at CCUSA.

Episode Notes

Jane Stenson, vice president for food and nutrition and poverty reduction strategies at Catholic Charities USA, discusses how the national office and local agencies in the Catholic Charities ministry provided food to people affected by the pandemic. Stenson talks about positive developments like creating pantries at senior centers, challenges like lack of refrigeration, and lessons learned.