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“Hunger is an awful feeling.”
"I had a heart attack and lost my job."
“I’m new to the US. It’s hard to find a job.”
"You get more than a meal. You get hope."
I used to be nurse. Now I'm at a food bank.
"Getting back on your feet you need all the help you can get."
"We didn’t think of food banks as for us."
"I would see children come to school hungry and just not able to function.”
"He literally had tears in his eyes when he went to his car."
“I never felt like I was any less of a person because I needed help."
“We’re seeing a lot more working poor.”
"Lack of employment. No money, no food."
“I had a job in construction, but I finished.”
"It’s hard to feed me and my son."
"My husband is unemployed right now, so it helps my family.”