By WVUA 23 Reporter Grace Campbell

Many organizations give back to those in need and United for the Homeless did just that Sunday afternoon at the Salvation Army.

On the fourth Sunday of every month, United for the Homeless provides meals for the less fortunate, but this Sunday they provided them a Thanksgiving meal to let people know they have a purpose and to give them hope that they can get back on their feet again.

“There are so many people out there that have little or nothing, and just to be able to come out here to love on them and to serve them, it’s all for God, it’s all for Gods glory and as long as he’s getting the glory, we’re blessed,” Co-founder of United for the Homeless Virgil Williams said.

People who came were able to get toiletries, clothing and other supplies they may need.

United for the Homeless said doing the meals is not about being black, white, mixed race or Baptist. They said it is about being Gods people and doing Gods work and helping out everyone in even the simplest ways.

“Everybody can do something,” Williams said. “Everybody thinks that they can’t make a difference, but the littlest things, the littlest things that can give someone hope, it makes a difference in someone’s life.”

The thoughts, prayers and nice words people at the Thanksgiving meal received, reminded them of the golden rule: treat people the way you want to be treated.


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