James' Story

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James is still struggling with his decision to seek help.
A food pantry is not a place he wants to be, but he's determined to improve his situation for the future.

James' Story

If you met her on the street you would sense that Nina has seen a lot in her short life. While she exudes warmth and optimism, her demeanor carries
with it the undertones of hardship, uncertainty and grit.

Nina's Story

For most people, there’s an assumption that if you work hard and do your part to contribute to society, your efforts will be rewarded in the form of self-sufficiency. The reality is that, for many, long hours on the job don’t provide enough to cover basic needs, and they find themselves on
the constant verge of financial disaster.
 

Omar's Story

Jake and Taya timidly move through the door of a local nonprofit agency. The entryway is a flurry of activity due to the resource fair being held
that afternoon. People are milling about in search of service information or items that may help them better meet their basic needs.
 

Jake and Taya's Story