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.
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.
June 28, 2010
Moving to a new town brought Tonette to a pantry served by the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank.
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 […]
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 […]