The more people volunteer, the more struggling people have a chance at turning their lives around. Alone, we cannot reach out to everyone.. What we can do is encourage prosperous citizens to devote a fraction of their time to help those less fortunate than they are.
On a rainy December day, umbrellas provided little shelter to families waiting in line to receive food from the Lord's Lambs Ministry Food Pantry, an agency of the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Patiently, soaked and tired clients came in one by one to fill their boxes with food. They were greeted inside by Bruce and Lillian Spencer, who are both ready to guide them through the tractor-trailer full of food.