The Daily Platter is the blog of St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance, located in Phoenix, Arizona.
Sometimes it’s hard to get going on a Monday, so here’s a little pick-me-up for your soul.
This Luke and Asher Curtis of Phoenix. They recently decided to put up a limeade stand in front of their house and – for the smokin’ price of 25 cents per cup – refresh the neighborhood while raising money for St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance.
By the end of the day, the children of Nate and Emily Curtis had raised 18 dollars that they donated to help the one in four Arizona kids who don’t know where their next meal will come from.
Told ya. I can see that smile from here. And how about that great sign!
It’s amazing how many kids hear about the problem of hunger in their community and want to do something to help. A few days ago, a 10-year-old boy stopped by the food bank with his mom and younger brother and sister. He sold lemonade in front of his house and was carrying a plastic zip-lock back with the $20.88 he collected from his family and neighbors.
He didn’t want to leave his name. He just “wanted to help the hungry people.” You sure did, buddy.
Thank you to Luke and Asher and our mystery helper, who combined to enough for the food bank to distribute the equivalent of almost 300 meals into the community.
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