Greek Orthodox Church Launches ‘Operation Brown Bag’ and Feeds Thousands of Homeless in Salt Lake City

On Saturday the Greek Orthodox Church of Greater Salt Lake launched a program known as “Operation Brown Bag” with the goal of feeding the homeless in the city.

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Congregants from both the Holy Trinity Cathedral and Prophet Elias Church joined forces and made over 3,500 sack lunches to feed Salt Lake City’s homeless.

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The lunch bags were filled with healthy food including ham and cheese sandwiches, fruit, cookies and chips.

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In a statement the Church explained that although it does feed around 3,000 homeless each Thanksgiving that “the homeless and needy are hungry throughout the year.”

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All photos are from The Salt Lake Tribune.

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