Tatiana Atamaniuk /

As we have witnessed the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak in our communities, many are wondering how to help neighbors as services they rely on may be canceled or curtailed.

Sherrie Tussler is the executive director of the Hunger Task Force, a food bank that provides 35,000-45,000 people with food. She says the Hunger Task Force and pantries play a vital role right now as tens of thousands of workers have lost their jobs because of the coronavirus-related layoffs.