Pearl Riley fills a box at the Transitions LifeCare food pantry in Raleigh, NC on June 10, 2020. The pop-up food pantry was suggested as a way to ensure that none of Transitions homebound care recipients would suffer from food insecurity in addition to their illness.
Belva Garner, left, and Volunteer Services Team Leader, Lori Mayhue-Brown, prepare a food box at Transitions LifeCare’s food pantry in Raleigh, NC on June 10, 2020. When volunteers were unable to fulfill their traditional roles due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Mayhue-Brown brainstormed with Transitions staff members and the volunteers to find new ways to help their at-risk and end-of-life clientele.
Andrea Ocampo, front, chooses supplies at the Transitions LifeCare pop-up food pantry while volunteer Gabrielle Croft takes a brief break in Raleigh, NC on June 10, 2020. Transitions volunteers are not able to make home visits as they did pre-Covid, but they still want to contribute and the food pantry gives them another way to help.
Charlotte Baker prepares to make a delivery to a homebound patient in Raleigh, NC on June 10, 2020. Since early March the Transitions food pantry has provided over 2,000 meals to approximately 50 families.
Carl Hilbrands inventories the remaining food donations after staff and volunteers have filled boxes for delivery to Transitions LifeCare’s homebound clients in Raleigh, NC on June 10, 2020. A college student, Hilbrands volunteers with Transitions to help his community and to fill time while not in school.
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