Jesus House hands out Easter groceries to people in Oklahoma City

The Jesus House of Oklahoma City provided Easter groceries and candy to the homeless and people from low income households on Friday.
by Nasreen Iqbal Modified: March 29, 2013 at 10:01 pm •  Published: March 30, 2013
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She is the sole provider for her family.

Harry Tucker, 60, a Jesus House resident and volunteer, said he knows what it's like to need help.

“I was homeless living out there without meals. I heard about this place and I decided to stop by for a meal one day. It's a good Christian atmosphere with good people who help you get back on your feet,” Tucker said.

Tucker, who said he grew up in and out of foster care, now volunteers as the warehouse supervisor and attends Bible studies at a nearby church.

The bags were decorated with drawings, stickers and Scripture passages and were created by children from Memorial Road Church of Christ in Edmond. Walmart provided candy and plastic Easter eggs for the food bags.

“I hope it's the little things they'll remember,” Smith said.

by Nasreen Iqbal
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Nasreen Iqbal is a graduate of the Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas. She writes about news and events that occur within the Oklahoma City Metropolitan area.
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