everyday hunger

A Former Kitchen Worker Describes His Struggle With Hunger: ‘I Didn't Know What to Do'

Javier Albarran had worked in a hotel kitchen for more than 25 years when he lost his job last March due to the pandemic. Finding himself without insurance or the income he needed to get by, he said, “I didn’t know what to do.” When a friend asked him to take him to a food bank, Albarran overcame his embarrassment to finally ask for help. He shared his story with NBCLX.