Around the Table 2019 Fall Newsletter - Page 8

Every $1 you give provides three meals for hungry children and families in North Texas. “I Know What It Is Like Not Having Enough Food.” How you’re helping one woman who is determined to help others Gisela has been visiting the food pantry at CitySquare, which is one of our Partner Agencies, for three years, and it only took a few visits for her to realize she could help others like her. “I’m a giver, and I know what it is like not having enough,” Gisela says. “One day I have plenty and other days, I don’t have anything to eat. So that’s why I come here. I started to volunteer because I felt like I needed to give back.” Through CitySquare, Gisela has graduated from their hospitality program and she’s currently working to complete her GED. The help she’s received has been invaluable, and the food for her family has been lifesaving. “I felt like I needed to give back,” “We might wake up tomorrow and have nothing to eat, so I’m glad to know there’s such a place that you can just come to, no questions asked, and receive food,” she says. Gisela says. As a mother to three daughters Gisela sees many of the same faces and a newborn son, Gisela’s not able week after week at the food pantry, to work right now. Once school starts, and several of them are volunteers two of her children will receive free breakfast and lunch like her who want to give back. during the week. That helps, but Gisela and her family “It’s a rewarding feeling for me to come here and be greatly rely on the food pantry to keep their cupboards able to help someone,” Gisela says. from being bare. Because of you, the neighbors we serve are able “I’m a cook, so I love coming here because I can to provide for their families and even give back to get nutritious food that I could not afford at the store,” the community. Thank you for making this possible! Gisela says. Physical Address: 3677 Mapleshade Lane Plano, TX 75075 P 214.330.1396 F 214.331.4104 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 224607 Dallas, TX 75222-4607 Our Vision: A hunger-free, healthy North Texas Connect with us on social media!