Inspiring Stories & Thank Yous

"On behalf of my large family of nine, I want to say thank you for giving us our Thanksgiving meal. The holidays are so such a hard time for us. So you’re working as God’s Little Miracles. Thank you for blessing our family this season. We are so grateful for you. God Bless."
Inspiring Story
Adopt A Family Program
"Thank you for providing a Thanksgiving meal with a turkey! It makes a difference. Last year and years prior I have missed the turkey meal and trimmings I love, but thanks to you I can eat turkey. It is really a happier Thanksgiving because of your kindness, compassionate heart. I will pay it forward to others in ways I can by more love, kindness and helping like you."
Inspiring Story
Adopt A Senior Program
"Thank you so much for your Thanksgiving gift to me. I really appreciate it and it is a big help. Our country’s settlers acknowledged the values of thanking God for His blessings upon our great nation. Our future is looking up and you are a part of that."
Inspiring Story
Back-to-School Program
"Thank you so very much from my family to your family and for your donation. We have come across hard times and because of your generosity and kind heart we are able to have a bountiful Thanksgiving. Thank you and God bless."
Inspiring Story
Ballet Folklorico
"I want to truly thank you from my heart, this is greatly appreciated! I just moved to Arizona from Virginia. I just found a place to live after being homeless form 3 months. This is my first thanksgiving here. I have so much to be thankful for. I thank God for all things, especially for using you to bless me and my family. Have a happy holiday!"
Inspiring Story
Beat the Heat
"I write this letter to Vista del Camino to thank you for my family. I am truly grateful, I pray that God bless you all that helped me from making my appointment to my interview to taking my things to the car. May God bless each and every one of you each day more. Thank you for all from my family and I."
Inspiring Story
Vista del Camino Food Bank
"To the beautiful gracious family who is blessing me and my family for Thanksgiving, we would like to thank you from the bottom of our hearts. We would have not been able to afford a turkey this year so we are very grateful for the help. Thank you very much and may God bless you. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Happy Thanksgiving from my family to yours, have a blessed holiday season."
Inspiring Story
Empty Bowls Event
"We thank you so very much for the wonderful gift of this feast! When I applied and only had two people living in my home, my 17-year old grandson and myself. Now I also have a daughter who has been very ill and who is going through a divorce and her two daughters, 10 and 8. The meal is even more important and necessary than before. We will keep you in our prayers and may you be richly blessed."
Inspiring Story
Vista del Camino Food Bank
"As a disabled middle-aged woman with no family to spend the holiday with you have made my holiday something I can enjoy this year. Your compassion and kindness goes beyond words. God bless and may you and your family have a very blessed holiday season."
Inspiring Story
Gleaners Brown Bag Program
"We were going through a very difficult time and the Healthy Packs really made a difference for my family. We were so blessed that it was available to help us when we really needed it. We’re so thankful for this program."
Inspiring Story
Healthy Packs Program
"I am thankful for the Healthy Packs because it gives us food to eats it's really helpful. And my mom gives us burritos sometimes with the tortillas. And the granola bars are good for snacks." - Fourth Grade Student
Inspiring Story
Healthy Packs Program
"I just wanted to take the time for you to say thank you so very much for helping my family and I in this wonderful time of year. I’m very grateful for family like you who have a heart and time for families like us. God bless you and your family and happy holidays, much respect."
Inspiring Story
P.E.T. Program

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