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In LA, Catholic-run ‘Feed My Poor’ food truck serves meals, hope

A line of mostly Latino men and women stood some-30 deep on the sidewalk along a very busy stretch of Wilshire Boulevard when a bright yellow food truck pulled up next to the iconic MacArthur Park, just west of the downtown Los Angeles skyscrapers.

The bold blue letters on all sides of the truck were well known: Feed My Poor. So was the fact it parked at this spot every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at noontime.

This park has been in the news for its contribution to LA’s fentanyl epidemic. Across the street stands an array of makeshift tarps and shelters. A group of men rolls dice on the sidewalk near a white SUV offering community health care. Loud music comes from a parked car.

Read the full article the National Catholic Reporter.