Little Caesars Love Kitchen rolled onto North C Street this past week to serve hot pizza to over 500 homeless guests in our dining room. This special day provided a rare treat for our homeless guests.
The local Little Caesars staff who came to prepare the pies were so full of energy and enthusiasm and truly brought joy to everyone. The resources for the meal are generously provided by local franchisees!
Huge shout out to Little Caesars Love Kitchen and our local Little Caesars locations!
What is the Loaves & Fishes Foot Clinic?
“The foot clinic is an event that happens once a month at Loaves & Fishes. Volunteers and I set up stations in the park where we do basic foot washing, clip toenails, and scrub dry skin from people’s feet. When the cleaning is done, we apply lotion and provide a new pair of socks.
I do the foot clinic because I think it is a nice gesture to do for people. Some may not think that it is a necessity, but a lot of the guests that we see are on their feet every day, walking miles a day, and their feet are not cared for. It is not a service that is provided in many places, and it is kind of a forgotten need for people. It’s a nice thing to do; people really appreciate it.
One other thing that’s nice about it, something I think about, is that a lot of our guests are very lonely. Some do not get a lot of positive touch, so for a lot of our guests having their feet washed is possibly the only physical touch they’re going to get all day or month, and I think that this small gesture makes a difference.”
-Annie Church, Community Service Director at Loaves & Fishes
Call your supervisors today. Tell them that no child should sleep outside.
District 1: Phil Serna: (916) 874-5485
District 2: Patrick Kennedy: (916) 874-5481
District 3: Susan Peters: (916) 874-5471
District 4: Roberta MacGlashan: (916) 874-5491
District 5: Don Nottoli: (916) 874-5465
Mustard Seed School at Loaves & Fishes is an emergency school for homeless children ranging in age from preschool through eighth grade. Some of its students are lucky enough to be staying in emergency shelters but others have been turned away for lack of space. Last week 26 of the 60 children attending Mustard Seed were camping outside or staying in cars with their families. Maryhouse, Loaves & Fishes daytime resource center for homeless women and families, also reports mothers with infants and toddlers are unable to find safe shelter. Homelessness is devastating to families, especially the children. Can Sacramento County not provide even the bare minimum of shelter for them?
Mustard Seed Director Casey Knittel states, “This is the first time I’ve seen so many children in cars. It’s heartbreaking to see them leave us at the end of the day not knowing if they’ll find a safe place to stay that night.”
Homeless women, children, and families find respite during the day at our Maryhouse program. With your help we can provide a safe and welcoming place for some of the most vulnerable members of our community.