A Mile in Their Shoes

It jolts Dawn Nelson when she hears negative comments about families “relying” on food pantries or Food and Nutrition Services. After nearly two years of serving as the co-chair for the Moore Elementary School Pantry – a partnership between the school, Highland Presbyterian Church, Temple Emanuel and Second Harvest Food Bank – she’s sure about one thing: “The families we are helping want nothing more than to not have to come here. They would prefer to have their jobs back…to have their health back…to have their sense of security and peace of mind back.” Take Richard’s story for example....

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