During holiday seasons, people are admiringly generous, other times, I would venture to say,” we Vancouverites are cautiously generous.”
Why did I say that? You asked. I recalled the term “food bank” was introduced to us in the late seventies, if my memory serves me correctly.
It was supposed to be a stop gap measure. We were hoping that food bank will disappear once economy picked up. Folks less fortunate could use the food supplement to lessen the burden of diminishing income, or loss of income.
Thirty years later, “food bank” has become a social norm. What has gone wrong amongst us?