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» Army of Volunteers Showers First Responders With Food, Water
This is a touching story about the outpouring of support for the first responders who are searching for survivors of the Miami building collapse. Volunteers in the hundreds have been bringing food and cold drink, day and night.
Pastor Ezequiel Fattore of the Casa Church has been working with victims’ families. “He’s had heartbreaking conversations with loved ones of those dead and missing. Some members of his church have friends still unaccounted for. But he said the outpouring from volunteers has reaffirmed his faith. ‘It gives hope for humanity,’ he said.” Click to read the full article.
» Muslim Charity Spends Holy Month Feeding The Homeless Every Night,
This is a beautiful story of a volunteer-run food bank that hands out over 150 hot meals a night in Manhattan’s Herald Square. They are prepared at a mosque in Sunset Park, Queens, “as part of an initiative for Muslims Giving Back [MGB], a volunteer-run food bank and community assistance charity catering to homeless, immigrant, and low-income New Yorkers.
‘Charity is more done for us… when we hand someone food, we don’t expect a thank you from them. We tell them thank you.'” Click to read the full article.
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