By: Nykia Abbott, PR Intern
I knew that homelessness and hunger existed. I’ve been in Atlanta my whole life. I’ve walked downtown and been heckled by panhandlers. I’ve seen drunk people beg for money. I’ve been on MARTA to see the pathetic song and dance for a tip. To me, that was the face of Atlanta’s homeless. How ignorant? Thanksgiving 2012 is the day I was educated and forever humbled.
I was at the Hosea Feed The Hungry and Homeless Thanksgiving event by default, as the Mr. and Mrs. Omilami are clients of F2 Communications Group. I’d always wanted to volunteer, but never put forth an honest effort. This year opportunity knocked. The event was held at the Georgia International World Congress Center. The space was filled with stations offering barber and beauty services, medical checkups, flu shots, hair washing, showers, clothing, job readiness training, telephone calls, chiropractic and massage…
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