Alachua County And City of Gainesville Unite to Serve Grace Marketplace

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Gainesville City Commissioner Craig Carter prepared a meal to serve to the homeless at Grace Marketplace on September 29. Because the center does not have an oven or a stove, local churches and community members have had to pitch in, and the center has been able to serve food to about 100 people per night. Having been open for four months, the city of Gainesville and Alachua County have created an oversight board to help Grace Marketplace get through its growing pains and soon the center will offer a nighttime shelter for 20 people.

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