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First Lady Yumi Hogan Thanks Volunteers At Maryland Food Bank

HALETHORPE, Md. (WJZ) -- Maryland First Lady Yumi Hogan visited the Maryland Food Bank's headquarters this week to thank volunteers helping keep people fed amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Hogan made the visit to the food bank's Halethorpe headquarters on Wednesday and posed for several photos while touring the facility.

The food bank reports distributing more than six million pounds of food in June alone, a 124 increase over 2019. The organization reports a surge in need amid the pandemic.

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