Brian Hawkins, director for Cove House Homeless Shelter in Copperas Cove, was presented with a check for $792 Monday by Chick-fil-A Copperas Cove. From left, Ann Kennedy, wife of restaurant owner Stephen Kennedy; Dennis Griffin; Dawn Parker; Danielle Rotharmel and Hawkins.

It happens all too often in today’s society — a person gets up, makes breakfast, gets the kids off to school and then goes to work as usual only to find out they no longer have a job.

Stories of those who have fallen on hard times can be heard all across the nation, but thanks to the support of one nonprofit organization, many in the Central Texas area will not go hungry while they strive to get back on their feet.

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