Volunteers venture out into the cold to help homeless
De Briles, right, hugs Tiny, a young man who lives in the woods along the Missouri River. Each Friday, a group from Atlantic, Iowa, drives to Omaha and visits the homeless camps along the Missouri River delivering food, coffee and warm clothing. Now the volunteers are planning to increase the frequency of their visits.
Posted: Wednesday, December 25, 2013 12:00 am
The middle of the street isn't the best place to have a conversation.
Mel Briles and Scotty McDuff don't seem to be thinking about that on this foggy, frigid day in early December. They're walking in downtown Atlantic, Iowa, and talking about their passion: helping the homeless in Omaha, 65 miles to the west.
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