K Scarry of First Baptist Church of Herndon and Jake Killian of Trinity Presbyterian Church help to deliver the first Herndon Cares #TakeoutTuesday dinners to those in need. For more information, visit www.HerndonCares.org.
Photo courtesy K Scarry
Herndon Cares fed more than 400 people Tuesday, April 14, thanks to rapidly growing support among area faith congregations and businesses as well as to helpful donations from individual community members. Favorite restaurants involved this week are Willard’s BBQ, Mr. Pepperoni, and A Taste of the World. Feed the hungry and help local businesses at the same time at www.HerndonCares.org.
Spearheaded by the First Baptist Church of Herndon, Herndon Cares provides Herndon/Reston area families experiencing food insecurity with takeout dinners from local restaurants. With its innovative mission of helping the hungry and local businesses at the same time, Herndon Cares has already grown to involve seven local congregations in addition to First Baptist. These include Christ Fellowship Church, Herndon United Methodist Church, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, St. John Neumann Catholic Community, Trinity Presbyterian Church, and Washington Plaza Baptist Church. Additionally, businesses continue to join the program, and they now include local favorites such as Amphora’s Diner Deluxe, Apple Spice, A Taste of the World Restaurant, Charcoal Kabab, Enatye Ethiopian Restaurant, Great Harvest Bread Company, Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern, Mellow Mushroom, Mr. Pepperoni, Virginia Kitchen, Willard’s BBQ, and 100 Bowls.
Herndon Cares invites all residing in zip code areas 20170, 20171, 20190, and 20194 to join in this grassroots campaign to help keep the community viable. To request a meal, become a partner or participating business, or make a donation, please www.HerndonCares.org.
Questions may be directed to K Scarry of First Baptist Church at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-946-1046.