Volunteers hand out Christmas meals in Bridgeport

A handful of volunteers spent Christmas morning handing out homemade meals to the homeless and hungry in Bridgeport.Those who attended the event on John Street

BRIDGEPORT - A handful of volunteers spent Christmas morning handing out homemade meals to the homeless and hungry in Bridgeport.

Those who attended the event on John Street got to enjoy hot soup, chicken, mashed potatoes and vegetables.

Volunteers say they are glad to donate their time when money is tight.One volunteer, Eddie Gray, used to be homeless. ?It feels good to be able to give something back instead of always taking,? Gray said.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

While police investigate, the city says Heather Lindsay 1 Stamford officials: Slur doesn't need to be removed from home
2 Scholar Athlete: Emily Anderson
3 Hearing underway on possibility of adding tolls in Connecticut
Connecticut's span of Interstate 95 is one of 4 Hearing drives up discussion on CT highway toll reinstatement
Presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway apparently took 5 The Buzz: The Oscar's

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE