Stay Weather Aware: Wednesday morning commute looks tricky

Powerfeast Offers More than Food

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Data pix.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - At the Memorial Church in southeast Kansas City's "Powerfeast," the food is just the first part of the day on Thanksgiving.

"When you leave here, you need something else so we started to do it where you got one stop you go here, you go over here, you get you some underclothes, you go over here, you get you some shirts, you get you some pants," one volunteer said.

Clothes, toiletries, hair cuts, beauty treatments, manicures, and health screenings were all on the menu today in addition to entertainment.  It was the place to be for this woman.

"This is a good way to spend the holiday for me," she said.

It couldn't happen, however, without the help of many volunteers.  These young volunteers were handing out clothes and bags.

"It feels great because other people's getting what they need because myself- I'm blessed to have what I need," said Zackery Matthews.

Matthews says the people he helps are very thankful.

So far the Memorial Church has served more than 22,000 meals and given away more than 200,000 pieces of clothing.

Find me on Facebook:  Abby Eden Fox 4

Follow me on Twitter:  @AbbyEden

Email me:  abby.eden@wdaftv4.com

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.