Food Pantries Preparing For Busy Holiday Season, Struggling To Fill Shelves

Food pantries are struggling to keep their shelves stocked for the upcoming holiday season.

Typically the end of the year is a food pantry's busiest time, but that's not the case any more.

Pantries are busy all year round and that makes the holiday season tough.

The Goodwill Inn food pantry in Traverse City is facing bare bones shelves.

They're holding a fall food drive Nov. 10-13 on US-31 in front of the outlet mall to try and stock up.

Jennifer Profitt and Photojournalist Tony Zyber have the story.