NHT: Gleaners Food Bank on the Impact of the Pandemic on Their Operations

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John Elliott, President/CEO of Gleaners Food Bank, joins us to share the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hungry Hoosiers. Gleaners experienced a 2 to 4 times surge in need while having staff severely cut and had to rapidly shift their operations. Watch the Gleaners 40th Anniversary Special on WISH-TV 8 on September 10 at 7:30 pm. Learn more at www.gleaners.org/.

On a yearly basis, hundreds of thousands of hungry Hoosiers depend on food and other critical grocery products provided by Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana. Gleaners supplies items to hunger relief agencies and schools throughout 21 counties in central and southeastern Indiana.

About the Show

Now Hear This is a conversation with leaders in Indianapolis that are working to improve the lives of Hoosiers. Our goal is to empower you to join in their work and make a difference while informing you about the unseen aspects of life in Indiana. Now Hear This airs weekends on Q95, Fox Sports 1260AM, Alt 103.3, Real 98.3 and iHeart Radio stations in Indianapolis as an effort to share the work of local nonprofits with listeners.

About the Host

Chris Spangle is currently the Digital Director for the BOB & TOM Show and current host of Now Hear This. After beginning his career as the producer of Abdul in the Morning, he went on to serve as the Executive Director of the Libertarian Party of Indiana. He is also a podcast host and producer of shows like We Are Libertarians, Leaders and Legends with Robert Vane, and The Patdown with Ms. Pat. He is passionate about helping to amplify the work of local nonprofits.

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