Immigrant Woman Starts Food Pantry In Her Home To Help Undocumented Families

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Ingmar Riveros and Peruvian refugee Xiomy De la Cruz distribute food from a store basement last month in Hartford, Conn.

When Xiomy De la Cruz saw her neighbors losing their jobs during the pandemic, she decided to help feed them. Many were unable to access government benefits because of their immigration status.

(Image credit: Joe Amon/Connecticut Public)