The face of hunger is changing and is not always who you think. Children of the working poor and senior Nevadans on a fixed income are often most at risk.
People all around us are struggling with hunger in silence. Many people feel isolated and alone, when actually, many of their neighbors are going through the same issues that they are. More than 11% of Nevadans face hunger every day. That means people you see every day are fighting this fight.
“THE FIRST THING I THOUGHT WHEN WE GOT HERE TODAY WAS ‘WE’RE GOING TO BE ABLE TO HAVE A SALAD TONIGHT WITH DINNER.’ A REAL, HEALTHY, LOADED UP SALAD. I CAN’T WAIT!” -ROBERT
Your support helps people like Robert and his wife, Marie, who recently moved to Fallon. Robert became disabled four years ago, and the year after that, Marie had to retire earlier than they’d anticipated due to an illness. Now, the couple lives on a fixed income and struggling to just make ends meet. Read more about how Food Bank programs have helped Robert and Marie.