After hearing her pastor talk about helping the needy in Philadelphia, teenager Alexa Baldon organized other young people in her Northeast Philadelphia parish’s youth group to run a food drive for Aid for Friends, which delivers meals to senior shut-ins in the region. They packaged nutritionally balanced breakfast bags and friendly letters for the recipients on Sunday, Aug. 13 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the church. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
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Great Job to Alexa and the rest of the youth of the parish. 600+ breakfast bags packaged!