Hunger affects a diverse group of people. Clients seeking help from the Foodbank’s agencies and programs include seniors, children, hardworking families, single parents, the newly unemployed, and more. To a family in crisis, Foodbank programs can provide a little hope and support during a difficult time.
These are the stories of real people in our community who need the help and support of the Foodbank's agencies and programs.
Grocery costs make it difficult for many families to make ends meet. Thanks to the produce available at Foodmobiles, Lisa's granddaughter is eating healthier. Read Lisa's story.
A mom who's new to the area and facing challenges making ends meet. Read Julie's story.
Robert & Laura
Despite facing many challenges, support from the community has given Robert and Laura hope. Read Robert and Laura's story.
Terri, a Desert Storm vet, works a full-time job but couldn’t feed her kids. Now, she is getting help from food stamps thanks to EIF’s SNAP Outreach Program. Read Terri’s story.
Do you have a story you’d like to share? Submit it via email to marketing(at)eifoodbank.org or call us at 217-328-3663.