08 December, 2009
Food Bank Service Entrance
Antonio and two other men whose names I didn't get met me at the dock before I could ring the buzzer (see sign, right). Antonio, I learned, played football for Grimsley and graduated in 2001. Greensboro needs more men like these men, strong, focused, servant-leaders.
All totaled, Friends of Lighted Christmas Balls, which includes Sunset Hills neighbors and friends who attended the 7th Annual Lighted Christmas Ball Workshop, had given an abundance of nourishing, life-sustaining non-perishable food to Potter's house.
list, stopping by one of several food collection points in the neighborhood, or investing cash in 2nd Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina or Greensboro Urban Ministry. Come enjoy the Lighted Christmas Balls. Bring your friends, family, and co-workers, and bring a bag of non-perishable food. And share your hope with those whose hope has run dry. Here's a map, we'll have other collection points mapped out by this weekend.
You can't read the dial on the scales just above the big box on the right. It reads 488 pounds.
It's raining where we live, hard. It's 37 degrees cold. I just went outside to check the trailer, it's already starting refilling itself. I can't believe folks brave cold and the wet and dark of night just to put a few cans of groceries in a wet trailer. But then, my faith is pretty small.