Ann lives with her son, Barry. While the two of them work to stretch their food budget through Barry’s income & Ann’s backyard gardening and canning, there are times when hunger catches up with them. Continue Reading..
Travis is only in his early twenties, but he knows a thing or two about food insecurity. Living on his own after aging out of the foster care system, Travis works hard prioritizing his bills and making ends meet. Continue Reading..
For Gaye, food insecurity is a periodic reality. At first she was embarrassed about seeking out help at a food pantry, but she has gained a sense of community through interactions with the kind strangers she meets. Continue Reading..
Nancy has spent the better part of her life working as a registered nurse. When her age and experience became an impediment in her search for work, she found herself slipping into food insecurity. Continue Reading..
Despite his position as the director of his church’s outreach program, Barry knows firsthand what it means to rely on food assistance. The church’s food pantry is both his life’s work and his support system. Continue Reading..
Living in a van and working long hours at 7-Eleven, Erik and Danyeil make every effort to save for an apartment. But money for groceries is scarce, and the two struggle to make the most out of a tough situation. Continue Reading..
Today, Lamont lives a stable, comfortable life with a fridge that rarely goes empty. However, his past experiences with food insecurity and homelessness have left him with deep gratitude for food and shelter. Continue Reading..