Miami Residents Wait Hours In Line For Grocery Gift Cards As Food Insecurity Grows Due To Covid

The city of Miami is giving out grocery gift cards for $250 to residents who have experienced food insecurity in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. However, some families waited in line for hours only to be turned away. NBC News’ Kerry Sanders reports on how many people they were able to help.
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Miami Residents Wait Hours In Line For Grocery Gift Cards As Food Insecurity Grows Due To Covid

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