Food insecurity drives up Middlesex Community College’s Magic Food Bus use by 60%

August 6, 2019 | The Middletown Press

A mobile food pantry operating for the past four years on the Middlesex Community College campus may well be the only one for students in the state — and perhaps the nation.

So said coordinator Trenton Wright of the Magic Food Bus, a former school vehicle converted into an in-and-out shop for those who need to supplement their groceries or state assistance with nonperishable foodstuff. Its use has ballooned 60 percent since 2015.

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