Providing Hope - 5:08
with Norma Okonski of Oakland Hope
Posted Jan 23, 2017
40 percent of Michigan's hungry live in rural and suburban areas. 21 percent of children in Oakland County come from families that are surviving off of government food assistance (Oakland County Press 2013). For years they have received calls for help, and now they've risen to the occasion with a soon to open food pantry. Visit Oakland Hope on the web and facebook . Interview recorded on January 19th, 2017.
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