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MOBILE MARKET AND STORY OF HOPE – JUNE 26
Mobile Market events continue to be added to our online event calendar. Please check back frequently for updates and share through your channels to help us reach more people facing hunger.
Life Center in Spokane will host a Mobile Market distribution today, June 26, at noon. Next week’s event locations include West Central Community Center in Spokane, Walmart in Spokane Valley, Finley Middle School in Kennewick and more. Click here for more details about these distributions and to see more scheduled events throughout the region.
(Photo by Kessin Drews)
STORY OF HOPE
“There are so many things,” Renée said as she explained how COVID-19 has affected her and her husband’s financial situation. Being retired, living with no insurance and cooking for her mother twice a week has put a strain on Renée’s budget. This was her second time visiting a Mobile Market distribution.
The food Renée received at the last distribution allowed her to provide food for her family during the pandemic, despite rising food prices. “Everything has gone up,” Renée explained. “It’s been helping me to get better meals.”
In addition to providing meals to her mother, Renée also shared the food she received with her neighbors. “I have a lot of neighbors who have a lot of kids,” she said. “The extra stuff I get I share with them. You don’t want to waste anything.”
Renée was grateful to everyone who gave their time and money to make events like this possible. “This is wonderful. Your money is going to a very good cause. People have to eat.”
Click here to read more stories of the people Second Harvest is serving during the COVID-19 crisis.
Agency Spotlight: House of Hope – March 17
House of Hope is a resource center located in Ione, Washington, at the very top of Pend Oreille County. This small house provides a lot of care and love for the communities of Ione, Metaline Falls and Metaline.
Pandemic SNAP benefits end: Understanding the impact – March 10
Temporary pandemic SNAP benefits have expired in Idaho and Washington. As a result, more neighbors may turn to their local food banks and pantries for support.
Ag producers nourish lives – March 3
All this month, Second Harvest is honoring the ag community and highlighting agriculture’s essential contributions to our shared hunger relief efforts.
Feeding Eastern Washington and North Idaho
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