TENNESSEE – Little Faith was just a baby when her father lost his job—but now, three years later, a rough economy and competitive job field has put her family face to face with hunger.
UNITED STATES – As families all over America prepare for Thanksgiving, pulling out old recipes and purchasing turkeys, cranberries and more for the big day, some are searching empty cupboards for anything that can fill their empty stomachs.
Unemployment, medical bills or even a slump in the economy can put families in a position where they must choose between buying groceries and keeping the lights on. For these families struggling to make ends meet, a box of groceries can make all the difference.
GEORGIA – As the cost of food and utilities rose over the past few years, Chrissy did everything she could to make her husband’s paycheck stretch to meet their family’s needs. But before long, Jeff’s mechanic’s salary just wasn’t enough to pay the bills and put food on the table for their four children.
GEORGIA – A faithful volunteer at a local food distribution center, Sheila never dreamed her family would one day be on the receiving end of the help she so often provided to others.
TENNESSEE – Richard spent his life protecting others as a narcotics officer, but he struggled to protect his own family from hunger.