Food and kind thoughts

Our church makes up bags of goodies for homeless people. It has a variety of items in it…some food items, hygiene things (like toothbrush) and a $5.00 bill. I try to have one in my car at all times. Several places that I stop at a light there are people wanting a hand out of some sort. Every single person that I hand a bag to has said “thank you and God bless you.” I know the bags don’t solve the problem but even small things can make a difference.

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If you can manage it keep something in your car to give to those in need. It doesn’t have to be as complex as what the church makes up but it will be received with gratitude. I have a friend that has some small food items she carries. For those who are hurting anything will help. Add a note with a kind thought to it. “God loves you, you are important, you matter.” Whatever you can come up with. Those notes do make a difference.

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  1. I try to have a supply of McDonald’s gift cards with me (worth $5 apiece) to give to the hungry. One man scowled at me and said “What am I supposed to do with this?” (McDonald’s was right behind him.) He clearly wanted cash, but most people are grateful. I am able to write in the card’s folder under “from” – “Jesus.” 😉

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