Serving More, But Needing More
GAINESVILLE - They are serving more people than ever before, but a food shortage may be looming at one homeless shelter.
The St. Francis House says there is usually a lull in donations during this time of year when students are gone, but now that they are able to serve as many meals as they can during a window of time during lunch, their resources are even more strained.
"You know we went from serving 130 meals a day to 200, so a 70 meal increase poses quite a strain on resources."
One woman we spoke to eating at the shelter today says she travels all the way from Hawthorne for a meal a few times a week.
She says when they limited the meals, she often got turned away.
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