Feeding The Homeless
A chef at the center of Broward’s homeless feeding feud was in court Wednesday for his arraignment. Arnold Abbott, 90, has been cited several times by Ft. Lauderdale police for feeding the homeless on the beach.
The City of Fort Lauderdale’s new homeless ordinance went before a judge Tuesday morning–granting a temporary win for a homeless feeding group.
Dozens of homeless men and women enjoyed a Thanksgiving meal on the beach Wednesday evening.
At St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Fort Lauderdale more than 100 homeless men and women joined for a meal Monday night. Much of the talk was on the city’s new law restricting outdoor feedings and moving the feedings indoors to a house of worship with running water…bathrooms and other amenities.
For a 90-year old South Florida man, feeding the homeless in a public park is an act of charity but in Fort Lauderdale it’s a crime.
The Miami Rescue Mission is continuing their Christmas tradition by feeding the homeless on Christmas Eve.
The Miami Rescue Mission, along with Broward Outreach Centers, shared Christmas cheer by feeding the homeless and needy, and it’s their biggest holiday celebration to date.