Feeding Breakfast to the Hungry Starts Early
It's 6:30am on a Saturday morning as the volunteers arrive sleepy-eyed to begin cracking eggs and mixing pancake batter at Saint George's Episcopal Church in Washington, DC.
Early arrival is imperative in order to get enough hot food in the hopper to start serving about 50 dine-in meals by 9:00am.
Patrons are also able to receive carryout packages for either themselves or for house-bound family and friends, in addition to dine-in plates.
The fast pace of the kitchen is maintained by the rhythm of gospel music and spirited conversations about current events. This outreach ministry, The Kwanzaa Kitchen Breakfast Program,