Did you ever think making and serving good food could actually be better than eating it? Go to breakfast at Hope’s Corner to find out. On Saturday, my family and a couple of friends came together as a part of Keys Community Cares and served breakfast at a church in Mountain View. We made breakfast take away packets and salad, and served our delicious meals over the course of two hours. My favorite part was seeing the homeless adults’ faces light up as they received a bowl of Honey Bunches cereal or a slice of pizza.
We did the traditional “assembly line”, so everyone got to pass something out. I was with my friend Andrew using the cereal machine to serve cereal for the homeless.
I think we gave out at least 40 bowls of cereal with milk. At one point we were on a roll! Andrew would fill a bowl with the cereal requested and I would douse it in milk. I felt so great doing this because it seemed that I was actually making a difference. I estimated about 80 people who came and got free breakfast. It seemed like many knew how to speak English and enjoyed talking with each other. I feel that this service is not only good for the homeless people, but also for the volunteers who lend their time to help out. I think that my family and I should volunteer again because it increases my thoughts of helping the homeless.
Here are some photos from our school event: