Sunday, April 01, 2012

Historic day: No foolin'! 20,000 pounds of groceries serve well over 400 shoppers!

Last Wednesday at the CitySquare Resource Center on Haskell Avenue in inner city East Dallas, our team distributed 20,000 pounds of very healthy grocery products to over 400 neighbors who came to shop. 

When I saw the crowds lined up down Haskell almost all the way to Elm Street, I knew we were experiencing the largest food distribution day in our history.  I just didn't know how big the day would be. 

Our staff worked until 8:00 p.m. to make sure all were served. 

Hunger in a city like Dallas, Texas?


Anonymous said...

"There are two ways to conquer
and enslave a nation.
One is by the sword. The other
is by debt."
John Adams 1826

"You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong."
A. Lincoln

"When injustice becomes law, then resistance becomes duty."
T. Jefferson

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Anonymous said...

"For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, ..." Matthew 25:34-36

Of all the things CitySquare does, giving away food is about the least controversial. It is, after all, hard to imagine criticizing giving food to people who run short and might go hungry. Way to go, CitySquare!

And way to go, Anon 7:53: You appear to be trying to criticize the simplest, most obvious thing to do to help people in need. Only in a feverish mind could your comments be thought to relate to CS at all, much less to this particular post. Thanks for showing your stripes so clearly.