Stories of Hunger

Thank you to the individuals who have shared their stories of hunger and hope with us!

Brenda’s Story

My journey into the life of a food banker began in 1988 when I was approached by a friend to...

Holly’s Story

My name is Holly, and for most of my adult life I have been transient. I also suffer with mental...

Ron’s Story

In 2010, Ron came to the Barrie Food Bank in need of food. He had struggled in his life with...

Renfrew & District Food Bank Clients

The food bank is there when I can’t provide for myself and knowing the community is really there. – Anonymous...

Rick’s Story

As a young adult, attending school, I found it very difficult to make ends meet financially. With my disability, I...

Brent’s Story

Brent has been coming to his local food bank for the last 6.5 years. When he first started coming to...

Father B., Doug, Mike & Cathy’s Stories

The Food Bank has opened my eyes to the plight of the poor in our community. Some have physical disabilities,...

Sue’s Story

I moved to Fenwick almost 5 years ago. I am on disability and it is very hard to live on...

Rachel’s Story

I come from a middle income family and I have a degree from the University of Ottawa. I was married...

Pam’s Story

I became involved with Project SHARE firstly as a volunteer about 8 years ago. Volunteering provided me the satisfaction of...

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