Manna Meal employee Carmen Maniak carries a box of fruit that was donated to the soup kitchen on Friday. Manna Meal's director said small monetary donations are up at the soup kitchen -- but so is the number of people that needs help.
Melanie and Ed Van Metre carry boxes of cereal into the Manna Meal kitchen at St. John's Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston.
Camilla Snover, lead cook at Manna Meal, looks over some canned food stored in the basement.
Manna Meal volunteer Tony Henderson and employee Carmen Maniak wash and cut vegetables in the agency's kitchen on Friday.
5.92x3.74 MMEAL3 Manna Meal Lead Cook Camilla Snover in the basement of St. John's Episcopal Church where some of Manna Meal's canned food is stored. photo by chris dorst