Christina Avery is a journalist and fourth-year student at Indiana University–Bloomington. She is an enterprise and news reporter at the Indiana Daily Student, where she writes stories about social issues, government, and Bloomington culture. She is also a writing intern at IU Corps and an investigative intern at the Arnolt Center for Investigative Journalism. She previously reported for the News and Tribune and freelanced for Chalkbeat Indiana and the Herald-Times.
Parents working multiple jobs, college students struggling financially, elderly veterans with health conditions. These are just some of the folks who experience food insecurity in our community. People working to fight hunger in Monroe County say they can’t keep up with the demand. This first article in a two-part series will look at the problem. Click here for a Deep Dive into food insecurity.