“My son had to go in the house that they rented [out] and wake the people up because they was asleep, and the baby was asleep in the living room, and it had water around it already.”
If you've volunteered at a distribution, you've probably seen Karen volunteering with her grandkids.
Peggie had no idea she’d have three kids this year.
You don’t see the wreckage in Waverly until you’re surrounded by it. As you drive the hilly roads into the city, the buildings seem to be in pretty good shape until you dip into a valley, where there are hardly buildings at all, just piles of drywall, insulation, and belongings that no longer belong to anyone.
“I don’t usually accept handouts, but …” This is how many people who have received food from us begin their conversations with me.
You’ve got a 20 dollar bill, and a month’s worth of groceries to shop for. What do you do?
The news is outside filming The Little Pantry That Could as it struggles to chug along. The camera man doesn’t come inside. He stays on the other side of the street.
“Somebody has put this on the news,” Stacy says, frantically shaking her head.