As Shutdown Continues, Thousands Of Federal Workers Visit D.C.-Area Pop-Up Food Banks

Federal workers wait for food distribution to begin on Saturday at a pop-up food bank in Rockville, Md. The Capital Area Food Bank is distributing free food to government employees during the government shutdown.

The Capitol Area Food Bank says it distributed more than 30,000 pounds of fresh produce on Saturday to federal workers impacted by the ongoing partial government shutdown.

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