One Meal Mobile

MOBILE, Ala. -- A Mobile group is spreading the spirit of Christmas by helping the homeless, hungry, and working poor.

It's something it does every Sunday afternoon with the help of volunteers,

But the work takes on a special meaning during Christmas season.

The group is called One Meal Mobile.

Every Sunday afternoon it operates a food line downtown from the parking lot of St. Louis Street Missionary Baptist Church with the help of volunteers and contributions from individuals, churches, and groups.

The non-profit organization says it serves an average of 150, and often as high as 200 meals, to the homeless and working poor every Sunday.

Mike McKinley with One Meal Mobile said, "Sometimes we have other things to hand out to help them out: toiletries, clothing, blankets, such. We've been doing this for nine and half years and have never missed a Sunday. And it all started with inspiration from my daughter when she was 13."

This weekend there were volunteers from FOX10 and also the University of Mobile Cheerleading Team.

Team Member Aidan Mills said, "We decided that we really wanted to give back to the community because the community, you know, they're always a part of your life."

One of the people benefiting from the group's work and generosity is Don Wolverton.

Wolverton said, "They look out for me. They're real caring people.'

One Meal Mobile can always use volunteers and contributions.

This is a link to the organization's website:  https://onemealmobile.com/

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