“Don’t Be Ashamed to Ask for Help.”
“Why am I doing this? Why am I getting help?” Each day, Erica Martinez hears questions like these rising out of frustration, anxiety, and fear from men and women both young and old, single moms and dads, and married couples with children.
As a Penn State student in my second year of school, I thought I knew exactly what I wanted to do with my summer — economic analysis or business development with a large consulting firm or defense contractor. I wanted to see the world, experience new things and grow professionally.
Ask Mo Seward why she’s been such a loyal York County Food Bank volunteer for such a long time – three years and counting – and she just scoffs. “There are people here – Josie, Karl, Irene – who have been volunteering for 20 years or more. I’m a newbie!”
Johnny, a 59-year-old disabled Veteran, says, “Truly and honestly I’ve been blessed. I know God loves me and I love him too. I never have to worry about the Lord’s love. He’s always there for me.”
The York County Food Bank, Johnny says, is just more evidence of that on-going