This is a good example of the type of people we should be supporting and the way we should behave toward one another. While some would rather stick cameras in these immigrants faces others like Jorge Muñoz feel that feeding them is a more rewarding and compassionate interaction.
Video from The New York Times – An Angel in Queens
Thanksgiving may be the stuff of volunteerism, but for Jorge Muñoz it’s another night of serving dinners to immigrant day laborers in Queens.
The Chicken and Rice Man – Full Article from The New York Times
“You can eat here every day at 9:30,” Jorge Muñoz tells the day laborers he feeds.
By ADAM B. ELLICK
Published: November 25, 2007
EVERY weekday, starting as early as 7 in the morning and continuing until 7 at night, weary-looking men dressed in threadbare jackets and worn running shoes gather at the corner of Roosevelt Avenue and 73rd Street in Jackson Heights, Queens, under the gloomy shadow of the el.