Summer is the time when hungry families are most in need of food assistance. Kids are home from school and food donations are at their lowest.
Standing at the corner of Dixwell and Argyle in the Newhallville section of New Haven, there’s a line of people around the block in front of the Believe In Me Empowerment Corporation. They’re waiting for an emergency food bank to open.
"Basically this program helps us, me and my mother, when we don’t have food at the end of the month. It helps us to get something in the pantry while our food stamps come."