Anna Granados and daughter Alaisa Granadaos, 7, look through a box of vegetables at the Lake Stevens Community Food Bank in August in Lake Stevens. The partial government shutdown has increased use of food banks in Snohomish County and donations are needed to help meet that need. (Olivia Vanni / Herald file photo)

Anna Granados and daughter Alaisa Granadaos, 7, look through a box of vegetables at the Lake Stevens Community Food Bank in August in Lake Stevens. The partial government shutdown has increased use of food banks in Snohomish County and donations are needed to help meet that need. (Olivia Vanni / Herald file photo)

Editorial: Help county food banks meet need during shutdown

Furloughed workers are now using food banks, and uncertainty over food stamps has increased need.

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