I believe that we all have a moral obligation to give back with grace and without judgment. This is why it feels better to give than receive. In the words of Winston Churchill, “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.”
It is a harsh reality in Delaware County: nearly half the households live in poverty or are one crisis away from it. It’s often a vicious generational cycle. Working families face obstacles in reaching health, education, and financial stability. Some who hold full-time or even multiple jobs still fall short of meeting their basic needs.