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Fort Wayne Rescue Mission serves 2,000 meals on Easter Sunday

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – The Fort Wayne Rescue Mission served more than a thousand meals on Easter Sunday.

The Fort Wayne Rescue Mission served meals to the public from 12 P.M. to 3 P.M.

“The feeling is strong in here,” Jack Davis, a Fort Wayne Rescue Mission resident said. “You can feel the fellowship. You can feel the love. You can feel the compassion here.”

Rescue Mission officials said they wanted to make sure people did not spend Easter alone.

“It’s so important for folks to able to find some place where they can be with someone else,” Sam Hardy, Fort Wayne Rescue Mission Chief Operating Officer said. “You don’t have to be alone in this world today. You don’t have to be alone in life. You don’t have to do it alone.”

Officials said around 150 people volunteered their time to help serve meals to the public.

“This is all part of what Easter is all about,” Sharen Gall, a volunteer said. “It’s about giving and caring and doing for others.”

“When you come down here, to have shown love by complete strangers, it’s so amazing,” Davis said.

Meals included green beans, mash potatoes, ham, bread as well as several different types of pies.

Officials said they served around 2,000 meals.

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Louie Tran

Louie Tran is the weekend anchor for Fort Wayne’s NBC at 6 and 11pm and a weekday general assignment reporter. To share story ideas, please email him at

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