I wrote a hub about using the food shelves and the great need for them.
I use them when I need it.
Have you used them?
Many years ago. My X by 2, had gambled the mortgage payments away. I didn't find out till the house was about to be repossessed. My son was only four months old at the time. I dumped my fella, rented some really crappy accommodation and was harassed for months by bailiffs for debts I didn't even know we had. I went to the food bank and they really helped me at the worst time. I'm very fortunate, I don't need a food bank now, but I know that lots of other people do and they shouldn't feel bad about it. Life throws these things at you, but you get through.
I love the idea of the US having Food Banks. In the Philippines, we have nothing, absolutely nothing to compare with that. Our urban poor could really benefit from a lot of the social welfare services you have. I hope someday the Philippines will also have things like Food Banks to help our people.
by Eugene Hardy 6 years ago
If you were hungry and had no food, would you go to a food bank?Hate to say it, but it is personal question. Would you do it because you need food, or would you based on some other reason, wait until you get your unemployment check which is in 5 days?
by Gina Welds Hulse 23 months ago
Do you think food banks create dependency?
by maddot 6 years ago
Stealing to feed your family - is it right or wrong?
by enretta dockery 8 years ago
do i really have to pay for a car that was repossed.my car was repossessed by the bank and re-sold, the bank sent my account to the credit bureau as being closed as a charge off also as purchased by lender which is a collection agency.
by lrohner 8 years ago
For the first time in 13 years, my kids are spending Thanksgiving (or any other) day with their Dad all together in Florida. That leaves me all be my lonesome. I've already spoken to folks about working at a local food bank for part of that day, but any other suggestions on how to make it festive?
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