Saturday, October 12, 2013

Food Drive fall 2013

We had our fall 2nd Harvest food drop this past weekend. What a beautiful day to bless some needy people. This was our 5th drop that we've participated in and it is an awesome mission. The amount of people that volunteered was a blessing. The amount of food that was delivered...staggering. I had never seen that much food at a drop before. None of us had. It was awesome.

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It was a FULL semi!

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They started the line early...that is heartbreaking...and yet they received so many blessings that day.

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Our youth worked hand in hand with the high schools Interact club. We had 50# bags of carrots that had to be rebagged into smaller portions.

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Food box table. Sliding the boxes down the line for deliver to the vehicles at the end.

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Carrots and cabbages galore!

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Everything on this side was "extra". It was not on the shipping manifest. This would be stuff donated from grocery stores and bakeries. The amount was staggering. We had a pallet of grapes. Beautiful, tasty grapes. A pallet of roma tomatoes. A pallet of mangos. It was such a blessing to give everyone so much food. The boys that were loading would do something special also. When a car had a small child, they would pull something special to give to just them. Whether it be a princess cake or cupcakes, they would find something just for that child. It just warmed my heart at their thoughtfulness.

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