- Your Voice
When most kids prepare to celebrate their fourth birthdays, they anticipate the excitement of unwrapping mounds of presents for weeks before the big day.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Four-year-old Dakota Couture and his mom Mary unload a car-load of food donated to the food bank. Dakota chose not to get birthday gifts, opting for canned food that he could then donate.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Jacob Coldsmith, a transportation manager for the food bank, gives Dakota and Mary Couture and Robert Broomfield a tour around the Tucson facility. Dakota had more than 450 pounds of canned goods donated for his birthday party.