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

Emma made the intimidating and exciting decision to head back to school at age 42.

The mother of four knew making this decision would take grit and strategy, but when she found her budget wasn't providing enough food for she and her four boys, she turned to KLF for help.

Emma's Story

Lou is a quiet guy who works hard and doesn’t ask for much. Perhaps that’s why it came as a shock to his coworkers when they found out he was utilizing the services of Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes to make ends meet.

Lou's Story

Trisha and her daughter sit patiently at Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes’ Melzer Pantry until it’s their turn to shop. When it’s her turn grab a grocery cart, Trisha flashes a warm smile and greets the KLF volunteer with a cheerful hello. Most who encounter Trisha would never assume the battles she's facing.

Trisha's Story