Life Changes Quickly

Bryan and Melinda outside their vehicle after getting food from a mobile.

You never know what life will throw at you. Bryan found this out one day while riding his motorcycle.

“I was riding along the highway and then a deer just jumped out in front of me,” Bryan said.

He continued home after hitting the deer presuming he only had minor injuries. Bryan was later diagnosed with multiple blood clouts.

Unfortunately, he didn’t have any insurance because of how expensive it is. Bryan was laid off from his job with Homeland Security in December 2018. Even when Bryan was working, he still lacked insurance because it was a contract job that didn’t have to provide it.

With food supplies running low, Bryan and his wife Melinda decided to come to a mobile food pantry in Fruitland, MO.

Melinda was quick to note how great it was to receive the food from donors.

“It’s nice to have food and I’m amazed by the selection that is offered,” Melinda said.

This was only her second mobile food pantry she had ever been to. The first one had been in Cape Girardeau and by the time she got her turn in line, the food was almost gone. This time, Melinda and her husband showed up a few hours early just to make sure they could get enough food.

Bryan and Melinda were both very thankful to receive the food.

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