Glenn Cavanaugh, director of agency relations for the Westmoreland County Food Bank, said he's getting increasingly more calls "of just pure desperation."
"Whereas before they could wait a day or two, now they can't wait for a pantry distribution," he
spoke about one woman who showed up at the food bank's Delmont warehouse in a burnt-out van; it had caught fire on the way over.She
brought two small children with her
saw a third child cowering in the back seat of the charred van.
"I just thought to myself, 'This isn't as it should be,' " he