Almaz Zeru (Photo by Jeanette Fordyce)
Almaz Zeru works part-time three days a week at a pizza parlor. She is a survivor of the ravages of war in Eritrea and has made dramatic life/cultural changes coming to Minnesota. She has used Francis Basket food shelf in Highland Park for three years.
“I get minimum wage and when I get a better job I won’t need to use food assistance,” said Zeru, a single mom of two children. MORE »