Home / Government and politics / Feeding more homeless gets support of Gainesville mayor

Feeding more homeless gets support of Gainesville mayor

By

The limit on the number of meals served at St. Francis House in downtown Gainesville has been a point of contention for years. Right now, an ordinance limits the amount of meals volunteers at St. Francis House can serve to 130 meals per day, but a petition from St. Francis House moved to change the limit of meals to a three hour window of time during which meals can be served. Earlier Wednesday, Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe issued a statement supporting this idea. WUFT-FM’s Joe Lancos spoke with Sean Larson of the Coalition to End the Meal Limit Now about the mayor’s decision.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

About admin

Check Also

Blair supporters

Suspended Sheriff Chris Blair Waives Arraignment Hearing, But His Supporters Showed Up Anyway

Blair filed paperwork late Monday to waive his arraignment hearing scheduled for Tuesday.