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FROM HEARTBREAK TO HEARTBEAT

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YOUR PARTNERSHIP MAKES A DIFFERENCE!
I remember recently performing one of our Foundation’s routine meal distributions in downtown Atlanta. On this particular night, the sting of winter was fully felt with frosting temperatures below 20 degrees. And despite weather warnings, our volunteer team was determined to still perform the distribution and hand meals to homeless citizens that night. As we hurried to deliver the meals on the streets of Atlanta, in the distance, further than the crowd that had surrounded us to receive the meals, I saw a middle-aged woman perfectly placed on a low wall with several blankets from the neck down. Curious as to why she didn’t move to receive the food, I approached her asking if she would like a meal. What happened next literally hurt my heart. She looked at me and declined the meal saying give it to them. Confused about who she was referring to, she lifted the blanket urging two small children around the same age as my 6-year-old daughter to retrieve …