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  • Recently, a CalFresh recipient named She Chang shared his insights on the important support CalFresh provides he and his wife. Here is a translated excerpt from our conversation. 

  • Recently, a CalFresh recipient named Qingzuo shared his insights on the important support CalFresh provides. Here is a translated excerpt from our conversation.

  • An anonymous CalFresh recipient who lives in the Mission District shared her insights on the important support CalFresh provides. Here is an excerpt from our conversation.

  • Roxana recently spoke to the SF-Marin Food Bank about how CalFresh helps her makes ends meet for her family of herself and two children.

  • Recently, Mirta shared her insights on the important support CalFresh provides her family, which includes her husband and their three children. Here is an excerpt from our conversation.

  • Imagine trying to support a family of eight on $2,000 a month. That’s the reality for the Mohamed family.

  • Lionel

    “I hear words like ‘it’s a blessing’ and ‘it’s a godsend’ – and always ‘thank you,’” says Lionel Hill, a volunteer and participant at the George Washington Carver Elementary Healthy Children Pantry

  • Glenda baking a cake

    Glenda Robinzine finds health and stability through the weekly food pantry and community at Mosaica Family and Senior Apartments, a mixed-income housing complex. 

  • The Morning Snack Program is popular at West Marin Elementary school. Lourdes Romo, the school's family advocate, explains: “A lot of the kids in the middle income bracket might not qualify for free or reduced price lunch but might still need a snack,” Romo says. “There’s no stigma here. Everyone eats morning snack.” 

  • Kathleen is a volunteer from Marin County’s Fairfax Food Pantry. Most people come to the pantry to pick up groceries for the week but some people are physically unable. Kathleen delivers the pantry to an elderly homebound couple each week, making sure they receive the nutrition they need to survive. 

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