Nonprofit D.O.P.E. (Doing Our Part Eclectically) held it's bi-weekly "Feed the Homeless" initiative at the Thomas Paine Plaza in Center City on Saturday April 13. Founder & President Jai Crabbe started the organization after a brief stint of homelessness and decided once she got back on her feet to give back to others in need.
Since then Crabbe and her D.O.P.E. organization has fed over 27,000 people in Philadelphia. Hosting 26 initiatives per year, for the past 5 years and reaching roughly 250 people per event.
Not only does the organization provide food, they also offer clothing, toiletries and mental health services to those that are routinely fall in and out of Philadelphia's homeless shelters.
If you want to get involved with the organization, their next "Feed The Homeless" initiative will be held Saturday April 27 at the Thomas Paine Plaza.