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OC Groups To Deliver Culturally-Appropriate Food To Asian Seniors During Pandemic

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A new Orange County initiative aims to deliver culturally-specific food to Asian seniors
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It's harder than ever to get Asian foods to needy seniors in Orange County during the pandemic.

One major food bank, Second Harvest, reports being too overwhelmed to set aside products for Asian organizations as it did before the pandemic.

So a coalition of organizations serving this population have joined forces to deliver culturally-specific food to these seniors, who are stranded in their homes by the coronavirus.

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