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Feeding hope: kandace’s story
Kandace used to volunteer at a food bank in high school. This was her first time being on the receiving end of a hunger-relief organization. After her husband and sister were laid off in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, and with three kids at home, Kandace decided to attend a Mobile Market event in her neighborhood.
“Thank you to the people who helped make this possible. You’re very appreciated.”
As she watched the Mobile Market team finish setting up, she said, “Thank you to the people who helped make this possible. You’re very appreciated.”
As we reflect on this year’s turkey drives, we want to share our gratitude. A community of volunteers, food pantries, agriculture partners and donors joined hands to distribute 6,800 Thanksgiving meals to neighbors in need in Spokane, the Mid-Columbia and Yakima Valley. To each of you, we say thank you.
Thanksgiving, known for bringing together cherished ones over a festive meal, embodies not only the joy of togetherness but also serves as an occasion to express and spread gratitude. As we reflect on gratitude, we at Second Harvest want to send heartfelt thanks to the pantries and meal programs that tirelessly serve our communities.
The Bite2Go program rallies people from a diversity of backgrounds around the simple belief that no child should go hungry. Our donors and volunteers come from the business world, the faith community and a variety of civic groups and clubs; they range in age from 9 to 90.
As Nov. 11, Veterans Day, approaches, we’d like to take time to thank a special group — our veterans — and acknowledge the multiple ways they serve our program and our communities as they once served their nation.