Food Bank Foodies

Food Bank Foodies: Greg’s Adobo

Hello! My name is Greg, an AmeriCorps volunteer here at North Helpline. I’ve been coming to the food bank for about a year now, and it’s been a huge help for my budget. I love that it’s easy to find…

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Food Bank Foodies

Food Bank Foodies: Mason’s Veggie S’ghetti

Hi, I’m Mason and I have been trying to eat my vegetables. When I was little, my dad used to make us spaghetti all the time. He’d cook up some hamburger meat and add a jar of Ragu. After becoming…

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Food Bank Foodies

Food Bank Foodies: Trisha’s Split Pea Soup

Hi! I’m Trisha. I came to North Helpline as a client, and found such wonderful people there that I had to volunteer. I’ve been doing reception in the office on Thursdays for a couple of years now. On my first…

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Food Bank Foodies

Food Bank Foodies: Miranda’s Shakshuka

Hi, my name is Miranda and I started going to the food bank last week and got to make one of my favorite breakfasts taste even better with North Helpline’s help. I go to the food bank because I just…

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Donors

Making spirits bright

Dear Friends, At a recent focus group one of our clients who is a parent of four, Maria, shared what it is like to have to visit the food bank during the holiday season: “At Christmas I try not to…

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Fundraising & Donations

Turkey Drives give extra push needed for Thanksgiving holiday

Each year North Helpline organizes Turkey Drives to ensure that enough holiday foods like stuffing, sweet potatoes, cranberries, and turkey will be available to go around to food bank visitors’ tables for their holiday celebrations. Traditionally the two drives are…

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Fundraising & Donations

Thanksgiving Thoughts

Dear Friends, Fall is a season of anticipation and preparation at North Helpline. We are preparing to help our neighbors meet the challenges that the cold rainy weather and holidays bring. Turkey drives are being planned, toys are being collected,…

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