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The VOICES Project

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Voices

Real Stories of Hunger, Hope, and Resilience in Southern Arizona

Our community is made up of many people whose stories too often go untold: those who face silent struggles with poverty and hunger, those who give selflessly and expect nothing in return, and those who work every single day toward a better future. 

Our VOICES project documents the everyday hardships, triumphs, and inspirations of people in our community—clients, volunteers, donors, staff and community partners.

These are the faces of the Community Food Bank. These are their stories—stories of hunger and hope, of strength and resilience, and of courage and compassion.

 

Download the 2017 Voices Book

Meet Max

Being here made me feel like I was capable of making a difference.

Meet Perla

It's important to me that my kids eat a lot of fruits and vegetables.

Meet Laurel

That's the thing I really appreciate about the Food Bank--how much they care.

Meet Michael

I’m just a small part of making that change happen. We all are.

Meet Dena

Trying to find another job has just been really hard. I couldn’t get a job at Walmart. I expected the interview to be so easy, but it wasn’t...

Meet Francisco

Now I'm not hungry all the time.