August 26, 2009 They say the worst of times bring out the best in people and a glance around the Tri-City area over the past week or so proves it.
As families ready for the school year, the good folks at the Attica Food Bank opened their doors to help put meals on the table.
As always in Imlay City, the Food for Families kitchen at St. Paul's Lutheran Church continues to serve nutritious meals to all who pass through their doors twice a week.
The backpack and food giveaway in Capac gives youngsters a boost and families a financial break at a time when it's needed most, and a couple of hair stylists and volunteers from the area have added what they can to the mix: free hair cuts for kids ages 0-12th grade this Saturday.
On a smaller scale, backyard gardeners are sharing their produce with food pantries, coworkers, neighbors and strangers. People who can give, do, and we're proud to share their stories with you.
Paying it forward—especially now—does exactly what it's intended to do: foster a sense of community and a glimmer of hope in some very trying times.