Once Homeless, Latina Woman Reaches Out to Charlotte’s Most Needy

Once Homeless, Latina Woman Reaches Out to Charlotte’s Most Needy

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love-you-graffiti-clarita-morguefileYelitza Castro says homeless men were at first wary when she pulled up along side them in a big white SUV and began promising free meals to any who’d get in the vehicle and go for a short ride.

It’s not unheard of for groups to give food to Charlotte’s homeless on weekends, but this was different: An immigrant woman offering fancy Venezuelan food to African-American men more accustomed to getting hot dogs and burgers on paper plates.

(READ the story, w/ photos, from the Charlotte Observer)

Photo credit: Clarita, via Morguefile.com

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