The homeless meal went off without a major problem, and they left happy and full!

in #photography5 months ago

We had good weather, and about 80 homeless show up for lunch! We had extra volunteers this time, and everything worked well.

Setting up for the meal:
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We have an energetic crew, that are mostly experienced, and love the homeless!

Ready to serve food:

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We had enough people we were able to pass out clothes too!
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This has been a goal for a long time.

We had a Mom and Daughter volunteer this time:
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Dad was there too, and he is the Pastor at the Church where we cut the tree down last week.

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He's in the center, and here's the proof we got some work out of him. His Daughter had so much fun, he promised thry would be back!

Serving in full progress:
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My baby brother cooking pancakes:
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He cooked for over an hour, and we had people return for another stack of pancakes.

I have to make trips to make sure the line is supplied, then I have to check the generators.
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We had one grill that refused to light that ran us short of cooking space, but we managed.

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We moved the grill plates onto a camp stove, and cooked the turkey bacon there, all better!

Here is where the line begins:
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These volunteers are experienced, and they set this up flawlessly. We can concentrate on the food setup, and that helps!

Onr of the Ladies made puppy cupcakes:
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Theh were a real hit:
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They went pretty quickly!

These are all new volunteers this month!
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They meshed quickly, and did whatever was needed.

We even managed to find some shade when the line slowed down:
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Overall, today worked well, and both volunteers and homeless had great time. It was a real blessing, and everyone was well fed!