Family Stories

Sylvia

Sylvia 800 800 Harry Chapin Food Bank

Sylvia and her granddaughter, Eva, were at a mobile pantry the food bank held in conjunction with a back-to-school open house at Franklin Park Elementary in Fort Myers. “I’m here…

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Regina

Regina 800 800 Harry Chapin Food Bank

Regina is in her early 70s. She picks up food for herself and a neighbor, who is partially blind, at the Gladiolus Food Pantry, one of the food bank’s partner…

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Jeff and Gina

Jeff and Gina 800 533 Harry Chapin Food Bank

Jeff came to an emergency mobile pantry on Fort Myers Beach last summer with his 3-year-old daughter Gina. Red tide had polluted the water and devastated the island’s vital tourism…

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Dorita

Dorita 800 533 Harry Chapin Food Bank

Dorita stood in line at the mobile pantry with her son, age 3, who slept through it all in his stroller. “A lot of times, we don’t have much to…

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London & Family

London & Family 1234 823 Harry Chapin Food Bank

London is a young man who loves to read and has a personality that shines as bright as his smile. We met him a while ago at Pinecrest Elementary School…

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