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Under any circumstance, raising a child isn’t easy. For families facing food insecurity, medical hardships or other challenges, it can be even harder to keep their bills paid and food on the table. The parents who attend Mobile Food Pantries have diverse stories but share the same goal: to help their children thrive. Read More >>
Luther was once a booming lumber town, but is now home to just 325 people. Historic buildings remain, lining the village’s main street, but much of Luther’s industry left with a late-1800s fire. For decades, the descendants of those who stayed made the most of forestry or outdoor recreational jobs. Faced with a small pool of local jobs, many young adults in rural towns like Luther must make long commutes. To avoid this, many choose to relocate to regions with more employment opportunities. Read More >>
The Weingartz family legacy began in 1945 when Weingartz Feed Store first opened its doors. In its early days, the store served the needs of local farmers in Utica. The family business has grown and changed with the times and is now known as Weingartz Supply Co. As the company expanded, so did their ability to serve those in need. Read More >>