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Unsung app aims to curb hunger, food waste

Unsung app aims to curb hunger, food waste

As Jason King parked outside St. Vincent de Paul Church on Saturday morning, he was immediately greeted by some familiar faces, and quickly began doling out bologna sandwiches, bananas and bottles of water from the back of his car.

For some, the meal would be the only food they get this weekend.

"The problem is massive," said King, who stopped by the church to hand out the free bag lunches he had prepared earlier that morning with bread and luncheon meat donated by a local grocer who couldn't sell it. On the way from the Towson store, he managed to hand out half of the 150 meals.

To combat hunger and food waste, King created an app called Unsung, which allows...

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