When many people wouldn’t or couldn’t travel beyond their front doors during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Teri Sue Parker reached out to countless people in her community to secure donations and supply healthy foods to those who needed it. The Temecula resident is the founder and CEO of Good Samaritan Community Food Pantry that serves isolated older adults, veterans, families affected by cancer and other serious diseases, foster families, those with disabilities and all pets with fresh, healthy food boxes and pet food, as needed. Most recently, Parker has been contacted by evacuated people and pets affected by the Fairview Fire near Hemet. “The community really came together during the pandemic to donate, but we really need it again,” Parker said. The group also collects
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