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Homeless Get Holiday Meal In Huntington

Reported by: Send eMail Dave Benton
Videographer: Kenney Barnette
Web Producer: Dave Benton
Reported: Dec. 25, 2013 3:03 PM EST
Updated: Dec. 25, 2013 3:13 PM EST

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Feeding Homeless
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Huntington , Cabell County , West Virginia

First Presbyterian Church in Huntington rolled out the red carpet for the needy on Christmas Day with a holiday feast. Volunteers prepared hundreds of meals.

Russ Livingood says, "We do it for the glory of God and for the community and for everyone to be able to have a nice meal on Christmas and to share it with."

Nate Spence and his family are on the receiving end of the giving. They're thankful for people who take time out of their holiday to help them out. Luke Ashworth says, "It's really nice, the churches host stuff like this. They do this around the holidays and the food is always really great and people are supporting. It's a chance to thank God for everything."

Several international college students staying in Huntington for the holidays got a first hand look at the giving side of our culture as they helped serve meals. Di Li said, "We feel so much love and in China it's huge and crowded and sometimes we miss this part. Here, we feel the love surrounding us."

Volunteers ended up delivering or serving more than 800 meals.



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