Seniors across Kansas are facing tough choices this winter. When the temperatures drop, utility bills go up, cutting deeper into the limited fixed incomes of our most vulnerable population. The sad truth is that many older adults will choose to miss meals to keep the heat on and a roof overhead. At times like this, […]
Seeds of Hope – Winter 2023
Our quarterly newsletter is now available.
KSFB Seeds of Hope Winter 2023
In this addition:
Giving Seniors Access to Healthy Food
Seniors Thank You for Sharing Food and Hope
Look at the Great Good You do to Share Food and Hope Across Kansas!
Time to Give Back: A Passion That’s Contagious
You Help Bridge the Gap for Nidia’s Family
Taking Hunger off the Table for Kansas Seniors
Health concerns brought Pedro, 66, and his wife, Julia, 61, to the HealthCore Clinic located in Wichita. Pedro’s hands had become so painful it was impossible for him to continue working as a dishwasher. For months, they visited the clinic for blood work and various tests to learn what is causing the pain. While the
Gary, 69, says his soul’s calling has long been to spend his time volunteering. Now that he’s retired, he’s making that dream a reality — and encouraging friends like you to join him. “Try it (volunteering) and it will change your life for the better.” After working in the steel industry for 48 years —
Family and church fill Nidia’s days. And with five children to care for, she has her hands full! Nidia was formerly a Burger King manager but lost her job in the height of the pandemic and hasn’t found stable work since. These days, her family relies solely on her husband’s income as a food truck
Pat, now 75, spent many years working customer service in Collections and Mortgage Service in the Dallas area. After being laid off, she took her sister’s advice to return to their home state of Kansas. But her homecoming has not been easy. She tried to find work, but she was unable to find a stable