Noozhawk: Pledge by Foodbank of Santa Barbara County CEO Puts Focus on Seniors’ Food Insecurity

Foodbank of Santa Barbara County CEO Erik Talkin is planning to spend $6.46 per day for food during February to demonstrate the hardships of food insecurity.

By keeping to a food budget of $194 for the month, Talkin hopes to draw attention to the 23,918 food-insecure seniors the Foodbank serves. That fixed-income amount is what he would receive if he were on food stamps.

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