A heart filled tablecloth covers their table, as George shares his tortilla with Carrie at the San Antonio Food Bank’s partner agency St. Vincent de Paul. Nine years ago, an employee with the agency, told Carrie, “I need to introduce you to George—he’s the right guy for you.” Today, Carrie calls George her lifeline.
Many seniors are not as lucky as Carrie to have any lifeline. Many rely on our partner agencies and the Food Bank as their only source of emotional and food support. Carrie (84), on an extremely tight budget, relies on the food she receives from Project HOPE once a month at the senior center.
These groceries help fight hunger and malnutrition for seniors providing them an opportunity to live a healthier and more active life. Project HOPE helps to ensure seniors continue to have a nutritious meal and don’t have to make difficult choices between paying for…
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