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Meet Rebeka

The relationship between homelessness and food pantry usage is not new phenomenon. Rebeka S. appreciates the option for mobile and permanent pantries. She's used both as a resource to help handicapped relatives and grab food while being unhoused in the winter months.

Meet Debra

Debra G. pulls up to the Families First – Bidwell Pantry on one of the first bitter cold days of the fall. She is grateful that today is a good day for her health, but getting to the pantry isn’t always realistic. I've had five major surgeries. I wasn't supposed to take a step in my life. But guess what? By the grace of god I'm walking!. Debra was born prematurely in the 1960's and wasn't supposed to survive more than a couple weeks. She has had five major surgeries and her mobility issues were complicated even further by a major car accident in the 1990's. She appreciates the ease of access the DMARC food delivery service provides on days when ...

Meet Heather

On a particularly sunny afternoon, Heather N. walks into the Urbandale Food Pantry with her son. It’s the beginning of the month and with the holidays right around the corner, she is excited to shop for some items that will fill the table when she hosts Thanksgiving dinner.