Kaleigh’s first visit to the food bank at MSC was when she was 16 years old. At that time, she was living with her aunt who became injured and unable to work. “It’s hard to come to the food bank, but you have to do what you have to do to survive,” says Kaleigh. Kaleigh [...]

Investing in the future

“I’m a budgeter, my husband is not,”says Shamika with a playful smile.Shamika and her husband, Aaron, live in an apartment with their five children, Samuel (17),Darius (16), Zephenia (14) Olyvya (9), and Sebastian(6). They were making ends meet until her husband lost his job. While receiving temporary assistance through Multi-Service Center’s rental assistance program, Shamika [...]

2016-11-28T12:45:02-08:00March 27th, 2014|Stories of Hope|0 Comments