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COVID-19: Feeding Louisiana (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-12-04

Duration: 00:06:31

Subjects: COVID-19 pandemic | Food security | Hunger | Feeding America (Organization)


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Patty, Korey Interviewee


This segment from the December 4, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s interview with Korey Patty, the executive director of Feeding Louisiana. He discusses: the increase in food insecurity in Louisiana due to the COVID-19 pandemic; the work of the state’s food bank network in meeting the need; the importance of donations and volunteers; and the federal Emergency Food Assistance Program.