When Boyd Armstrong’s friend needed recovery from a serious automobile accident about three months ago, she mentioned to him how she would be unable to receive monthly food assistance at the local pantry at First United Methodist Church in Baldwyn, Miss. She knew, he intimated, that he could use some help just like her too.
“Soon I was able to get help, after I signed up, for me, and I needed it,” he said. “I had got low on food.”
Armstrong, who sports...