As hunger grows in county, Heritage House stepping up

Since Covid-19, officials see the needs growing quickly

Lisa Parker, program coordinator at Heritage House in Mariposa, is shown with food donated by Frit-O-Lay. The food was bound for schools, but when they were shuttered, it was diverted to help the local program. Photo by Greg LittleIt’s a Mariposa County issue hiding in plain sight.
With the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, that issue has come to light more than even those who try to help those in need could have imagined.
For example, take the monthly USDA food distribution program in the...

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