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Women Who Serve: Philadelphia

By Ellen Sue Spicer-Jacobson
By Ellen Sue Spicer-Jacobson

I owe a great debt of thanks to the staff of St. John’s and to Judi and Ed for allowing me to be part of their team for a day (and inviting me back!), opening my eyes ever wider to the gravity of homelessness and the importance of volunteerism, particularly for those who are the most needy among us.

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Women Who Serve: Pastor Gretchen and the ‘No-Cost’ Thanksgiving Meal

By Toni Myers
By Toni Myers

Pastor Gretchen Mertes is responsible, along with many helpers, for the "Thanks Giving Dinner," a church tradition. Over 60 volunteers pitch in to offer this feast for 200 people. Anybody and everybody are welcome, from people without permanent homes to those who have no family to celebrate with. There are no buffet lines, all are seated at tables in order to create a family atmosphere.

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Women Who Serve: Savannah, Georgia

By Barbara Fertig
By Barbara Fertig

Thanksgiving is an important occasion for those who prepare the feasts for the homeless; women who look forward to an annual coming together for the purpose of service.

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