Face of Hunger

  • Fontayne's Story

    Meet Fontayne, a mom who works at a pharmacy part-time. She and her family receive food at Baker Center, a school pantry, one of our partner agencies.

    Many families we assist are working, but they don’t always earn enough to put food on the table...

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  • Helen's Story

    Tags: Lee County

    Helen has been a resident of North Fort Myers for 8 years after having been fired from a job she held in New Jersey for twenty years. Today, she is one of the estimated 30,000+ people who receive emergency food from the Harry Chapin Food Bank and its 150+ partner agencies.

    Helen has numerous medical conditions. She turns to one of Harry Chapin Food Bank’s partner agencies to put food on the table, saying “it’s because of places like this I can come and get food and know that …

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  • Gary's Story - Veteran in Need

    Gary Hubert served in the Army until he was diagnosed with a debilitating illness. Today, he is one of the estimated 30,000 people who receive emergency food from the Harry Chapin Food Bank and its 150 partner agencies.

    Multiple sclerosis changed Gary’s life forever. The illness forced him to leave the Army. He is wheelchair-bound and struggles to pay his bills. He turns to one of Harry Chapin Food Bank’s partner agencies to put food on the table. “It was the hardest decision …

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  • Your Gift At Work Now!

    These two little boys were elated with the turkey, sweet potatoes and other food their family received just days before Thanksgiving.

    “Yay! We get Thanksgiving!” they said during a Harry Chapin Food Bank mobile pantry. Because of your generous support, thousands of families and children like these two elementary school children will get a Thanksgiving this year.

    Your gift has helped us provide our neighbors in need with almost 12,000 holiday birds and other food that makes …

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