Even in ordinary times, it’s important for those who have plenty to share with those who don’t have the resources to meet their basic needs. Helping others is our highest calling in life.
However, these are not ordinary times. The nation is clawing its way back from the worst recession in a generation, unemployment remains sky high, and there are more people than usual struggling to make ends meet. Many people who never dreamed they would ever need to ask for help are now having to do just that.