When people think of hunger, many imagine a homeless man in line at a soup kitchen. However, the majority of the people Harvesters serves are families, and nearly half of the households receiving assistance have someone who is employed.
Rising food and energy prices make it difficult for working families. Maureen, a mother of three, is employed but has difficulty paying the bills.
“I sometimes come up short at the end of the month,” she said. “Thank you for all your help.”
Because of the community’s support, people at risk of hunger have somewhere to turn in their time of need.
Learn more about Harvesters’ efforts to end hunger and how you can help.