Personal Narrative: Canned Food Drive

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A little over two years ago my dad was diagnosed with cancer. Since my mom passed away when I was little and my sister had already moved out, I became the head of the house. After surgery, my dad was unable to move for weeks. It took him months to retrain himself how to walk. He needed help with everything, including meals. I struggled figuring out how to get the money to buy groceries, and I was clueless when it came to preparing food. Even though I always figured out how to get food on our plates, I felt alone, and I could have used help. I later realized that if I had asked for support, I would have received it. I had been involved in the canned food drive for years, but it never dawned on me that they could have alleviated a lot

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