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
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
“I felt like
I needed to
“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.
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
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!
3677 Mapleshade Lane
Plano, TX 75075
P.O. Box 224607
Dallas, TX 75222-4607
A hunger-free, healthy North Texas
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