In Gleaners’ 21-county service area, more than 50,000 senior citizens are faced with food insecurity. Living on fixed incomes with increasing medical expenses, prescription costs and the high cost of assisted-living and long-term care, seniors are among the most vulnerable we serve. According to Feeding America, the rate of hunger among those age 60+ has
As part of National Diabetes Month, we recognize the important role access to fresh produce plays in managing diabetes and maintaining a healthy diet. We spoke with Bryant at a CARE Mobile Pantry distribution on his favorite part of coming to the mobile. Since he is diabetic, he is always very excited for the fresh
*Family photo from a Gleaners Mobile Pantry distribution, not from story. Nancy’s family recently moved to Indiana to help care for her sick mother. When they arrived, Nancy’s husband found out that the job he secured had less than half the hours he was promised. “To be honest, I didn’t quite know what to do.