The face of a little boy is captured in Kathy Anderson-Martin’s memory. His eyes followed her, as she put milk on the table—the table holding grocery items his family was about to receive—and he started licking his lips.
“I heard the mom telling him they would have it when they got home,” said Anderson-Martin of the Salvation Army Harrisburg Capital City Region.
This is the faith-based charity’s fifth week of crisis operations, which began on March 16, and the needs continue to escalate.
“Satisfying the Hunger: Area food banks and organizations respond to “staggering” spikes in need,” published as an online news story for TheBurg, April 16, 2020