News

Lana’s Story

After years of experiencing health problems, Lana was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and leukemia.  Struggling to pay rent, she feared becoming homeless.  Lana kept a roof overhead thanks to her own resourcefulness, North Helpline’s emergency services, and the network of…

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Impact

Celebrating all Community Members at North Helpline

  Here at North Helpline, we don’t turn anyone away for food. Clients who routinely visit the food bank have greater food security, which means less stress. By visiting the food bank, our neighbors are able to use the money…

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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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