MESH Report Nov 12, 2019

MESH nov 12

From Captain Alex Kent:

On a chilly Tuesday night, the Carol Starr MESH Cafe at Shomrei warmed a smaller than usual group of guests with a nourishing dinner.

John Lasiter prepared a meal for 18 people, with 1 meal to go. The diners were treated to pita chips with hummus, barbecued chicken, roasted potatoes, cole slaw, challah and spread, topped off by a dessert of homemade brownies and vanilla ice cream.

 Assisting the chef were his family members Elliott and Adrienne, as well as teen helpers Jonah and Miles. The MESH Chaplain Intern Lucy also pitched in and brought her 8th grade son, Jaden. MESH provided a full complement of staffers: Adrienne, Bonny, Kahari, and Darren and Joe on security detail.

John has his meal prep down to a science, and the servers were efficient and gracious. As usual, the menu was met with applause!

Alex Kent, Captain

 

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About MESH:

The Carol Starr MESH Cafe at Shomrei (Montclair Emergency Services for the Homeless) is a cooperative effort between the MESH organization and local synagogues and churches.  Volunteers at each institution cook and serve hearty, nutritious meals for the hungry. Shomrei’s turn is on Tuesday nights. A good meal, and perhaps as important, social interaction and companionship offer respite to those who need it. Please help fulfill this crucial mitzvah by volunteering.

To sign up to help, go to shomrei.org/mesh.

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Alex Kent

Alex Kent

Alex Kent is a long time Shomrei member.She volunteers for Mesh Cafe (Montclair Emergency Services for the Homless), IHN (Interfaith Hospitality Network - Housing Homeless Families) and the Shomrei Mensch Squad (a congregant to congregant help-squad).
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