I Want to Work

The San Antonio Food Bank

Since returning from Vietnam more than 30 years ago, David Morales’ body has undergone more than 14 surgeries and awaits 6 more.  He gets around with a walker and does what he can around his home.  His ravaged body, which is in constant pain, makes it impossible for him to work.  He explains, “I wish I could work, but I’m very limited in what I can do.”  David says the worst time of his life was living on the street in his car.  He would eat off dollar menus at restaurants to stretch what little money he had to survive.  He lost a lot of weight and became a shell of himself.  “I’m a positive person, I can do with the bare minimum, but I didn’t have the proper nutrition.” says David.

A few years ago, a friend recommended he visit the Food Bank for assistance.  He is grateful for…

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