I grew up in Fayetteville, Arkansas. We moved here when I was six years old because my dad started coaching at the University of Arkansas. So this is home for me.
I had noticed a few fundraisers going on around town, asking for help for healthcare workers and small businesses. My Dad brought up an idea of donating meals to a couple of different places. I thought that was a great idea, and I know a few people who work at Mercy hospital, so decided to do it there.
We worked with Keith Wilson from CJ’s Butcher Boy Burgers and were able to take 100 meals to the healthcare workers at Mercy. Keith’s generosity really stood out and his efforts were huge in this. He even wants to do it again free-of-charge at another location.
The staff at the hospital were so appreciative of the food we brought. They even gave us a thank you card as soon as we got there. It’s amazing how a community can come together for good like this.
I would encourage everyone out there that if you want to do something, you can. It doesn’t have to be a big gesture or anything. There are so many ways to help out. It’s all about each of us doing our own little part.
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