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Sunday, March 16, 2014

Oh This Makes Me Happy!

There is so much negativity in the news about our young people. Reports that they are: Selfish. Irresponsible. Lazy. That we should fear for our nation.

I myself will always ALWAYS choose to be PollyAnna and believe that there are good people (of every age) everywhere. 

Right now a college senior is my hero. He collects over 200 pounds of good, delicious and nutritious food every day from his college campus that would normally go to waste and uses it to feed the hungry. There are now 8 other campuses that are following suit thanks to this young man.

The amazing Ben Simon wants to ask you a simple question. 

God is great, God is good, let us thank Him for our food.


“So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” ~ 1 Corinthians 10:31

“Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst.” ~ John 6:35

“If you are willing and obedient, you shall eat the good of the land;” ~ Isaiah 1:19


Susan Nowell @ My Place to Yours said...

Beautiful example of looking beyond himself! Way to go, young man!

The Quintessential Magpie said...

This is wonderful, Laura. It made my day. Thank you for sharing. I am going to pass this on to an agency with which I volunteer.



Denise said...

So terrific Laura; this brought a lump to my throat. :) What a smart, young man with the right attitude about helping others. His parents should be REALLY proud. I love this, too!

Thanks for sharing this with us, my friend. :)


Denise at Forest Manor

Karena Albert said...

Laura thank you for highlighting the great work these young people are accomplishing for others!

I went to Isabella's musical, "Honk" last week and was astounded by the scores of middle school students involved in the production and the joy on their faces! Of course a superb choir director who loves teaching these kids!

The Arts by Karena

Barbara F. said...

Heartwarming story, Laura! xo

chateau chic said...

This young man is such an inspiration!! There is so much wasted food in our country, it's wonderful to see these college students be proactive to change that.
Mary Alice

Craftymoose Crafts said...

Wonderful to hear inspirational stories like this. There are plenty of good people in this world!

Christine said...

Mmmm...this puts a huge smile on my face. Thank you for posting these stories. I'm feeling better.

Vel Criste said...

Wish I could be as great as he is too!

Maureen Wyatt said...

When kids help others, it's an inspiration to us all to do whatever we can to make the world a better place!