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“People rise up and they fall down, and when you reach the bottom, you need that help.”
“These times are tough. I run into quite a few people who have financial problems because their retirement income doesn’t match what their expenses are.”
Erich works as a physical therapy assistant at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford and is the sole breadwinner for his family of five.
“I needed help, but I was afraid of being judged.”
The medical costs to save the life of her 4-year-old son, diagnosed with a brain tumor, led Heba’s family to lose their home.
“To wake up and not know how and when I was going to eat was scary.”
“I’m so thankful. I’m a whole lot further than I was before. Sometimes people just need help to get them through.”
“Money is always tight. It doesn’t go as far as it used to.”
“I’ve been coming every Thursday to help supplement my grocery budget.”
“I’m trying to follow a better diet so I can get off my expensive medication.”
“My kids are healthier and stronger today because of the fresh produce we got.”