Just like that, it’s fall in a year when time has often felt suspended. Many Americans hardly got out of their homes in the spring because of the coronavirus pandemic, large-scale summer events fell off the calendar, and many traditional fall events in Grosse Pointe are scaled down, if they’re happening at all.
You can make some rewarding things happen for your friends and family, though. The pandemic has made a lot of us feel powerless, but one way to take control is by volunteering at or giving to your local food bank (we’ll tell you how at the end of this story).
The coronavirus pandemic caused joblessness on a massive scale not seen in the United States since the worst days of the Great Depression, potentially making 54 million Americans food insecure by the end of 2020, according to Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization.
Not only are people in need, helping them is a good way to show gratitude, Dulce…