Restaurant owner gives back one meal at a time

Restaurant owner gives back one meal at a time Watch this story It was dinner time at Chef D’s Rock Power Pizza, and owner Derrick Walton was getting ready for the customer rush. But one of the first people to come through the door Tuesday night was a man who didn’t want to eat. Connor Shaw – South Carolina Gamecocks He wanted to donate $100. Washington Redskins Jerseys Walton has turned a trouble life into a life of giving back. adidas 2017 pas cher KCCI first met Walton last January as he began to feed homeless people in the restaurant one night a week. That turned into the first Thanksgiving meal Monday night with more than 300 people lining up for turkey and the trimmings.

  • “Every single day, some family is one paycheck away from becoming homeless,” Walton said. Now he has even bigger plans. “So we want to put on a great big Christmas for our homeless people, needy families and our homeless veterans,” Walton said. But food isn’t cheap, and funds are tight. Walton was on The Ellen show this summer and collected more than $10,000. Nike Max Shoes UK “We did The cheap jerseys Ellen show twice. Sales went out the roof so much support, and then it kind of trickled down a little bit,” he said. asics a4 uomo So the quest for money never ends, because neither does the problem of homelessness never ends. buty siatkarskie asics allegro “This is so important to do this because I was homeless. I know how it feels. I’ve been there,” Walton said. new balance uomo misure The special meal for the homeless is set for the first Monday before Christmas. Walton’s restaurant runs on his own money and donations. If you want help by donating money, toys or clothing, you can head straight to the restaurant at 4211 SW 9th St. Canotte NBA a Poco Prezzo in Des Moines.


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