Posts Tagged ‘food pantry’

Families stand in rain to keep their place in line. By Fredi Schlagel.

January 6, 2012

On a rainy December day, umbrellas provided little shelter to families waiting in line to receive food from the Lord’s Lambs Ministry Food Pantry, an agency of the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Patiently, soaked and tired clients came in one by one to fill their boxes with food. They were greeted inside by Bruce and Lillian Spencer, who are both ready to guide them through the tractor-trailer full of food.

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Posted by Nola Akiwowo on January 6, 2012 at 3:57 AM in Local Efforts
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Vicki Escarra on the Huffington Post: Sesame Street Growing Hope

October 4, 2011

Vicki Escarra’s blog about Sesame Street’s “Growing Hope Against Hunger” special was featured on the homepage of the Huffington Post today. Read the entire post here.

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Posted by Elizabeth Rowan on October 4, 2011 at 4:36 PM in Hunger in the News, Living with Hunger, National Initiatives
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Client Story: Tonette in a new town

June 28, 2010

Moving to a new town brought Tonette to a pantry served by the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank.

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Posted by Nola Akiwowo on June 28, 2010 at 3:04 PM in Living with Hunger
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Guest Blog: Observations at a food pantry…

May 10, 2010

Our colleague, Rose Dalba, sent us this note about her experience as a volunteer and some of the people she met  at a local mobile food pantry. It’s a truly moving read, so we thought we’d share it… 9:30 a.m. On a recent morning, the line of hungry people snakes down a long, winding sidewalk in front of […]

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Posted by Elizabeth Rowan on May 10, 2010 at 2:43 PM in Uncategorized
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Monica: a New Life in Rio Rancho

April 6, 2010

On the road west, I had the good fortune to meet Monica, a mother who made a bold step to improve the lives of her four teenage kids. This pharmacy technician was paying $1200 to live in what she thought was a rough neighborhood of San Bernardino. One Saturday evening, a drive-by shooting occurred on her street. She moved her […]

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Posted by Nola Akiwowo on April 6, 2010 at 5:01 PM in Living with Hunger
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