St. Joseph students lend helping hand to feed Shreveport's homeless population

By NBC 6 News

Published 12/23 2013 06:56PM

Updated 12/23 2013 07:03PM

Two dozen students from St. Joseph's Catholic School are reaching out to the area's less fortunate with a hot meal and a friendly face.
It was the first year these fifth graders spent their afternoon at Christian Services, greeting locals and serving lunch to Shreveport's homeless population. 
Organizers say it's a great way to teach the students about kindness and generosity all year long. 
Student Lucas Leblanc says, "We're serving the people that may not be able to go out and get groceries on their own and feed their family. We're just giving them the warm Christmas meal they want."
        "This will be a good experience for them because a lot of them just that really know this happens in our community," says Christian Services executive director Alvin Moore.

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