When Omar arrived at Forgotten Harvest’s On the Go Mobile Pantry at the Detroit Institute of Arts in Detroit, he was amazed by the amount of food he received for his family.

For the next week, food would be one less thing for him to worry about.

Omar — like so many in our region and beyond — lost his job at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, necessities like food became harder to come by.

Visit the United Way of Southeastern Michigan’s website to read more.