Saint James Place Is A Place

1245 Words Jan 28th, 2016 5 Pages
Saint James Place is a place that welcomes all people who are struggling and are in need of food, clothes, and a job. Only the people who really need help come to Saint James. A lot of struggling people rely on Saint James for food, clothes, and warmth. Every weekday night they have a dinner for people to come in from the cold or from the heat and have a hot meal in front of them for a night. The banquet hall is full of people almost every night and when it is not they can go back up for seconds. Saint James is more than just a place where food is cooked and given to the hungry. It is a place where people can pick up groceries, get clothes and shoes, and help people with various things that can better their life. The people at Saint James are amazing people, most of them are retired and some have been doing it their whole life. They are there because they get joy from doing God’s work.
It is 9 a.m. and a van of full of food is at Saint James to be unloaded and moved into the pantry. The first skid is laid down close to the ledge where the van is at. There are two people unloading the van and handing the boxes of food to two people stack on the skid. The boxes of food are filled with vegetables, fruit, dairy products, frozen meat, bread,and some canned food. The food is sometimes rotten or has liquid spilling out of it which gets on the other boxes. Once the skid is about waist high with boxes, it is taken inside to be inspected or put on the shelves in the pantry. While that…

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