Helping hands to get people back on their feet

BUSY KITCHEN: Kevin Burton, right, a staffer in the Amos House soup kitchen in Providence, offers an apple to Kashaka Williams of Providence. Amos House President and CEO Eileen Hayes said the soup kitchen is the largest in the state and serves between 120,000 and 130,000 meals annually.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
BUSY KITCHEN: Kevin Burton, right, a staffer in the Amos House soup kitchen in Providence, offers an apple to Kashaka Williams of Providence. Amos House President and CEO Eileen Hayes said the soup kitchen is the largest in the state and serves between 120,000 and 130,000 meals annually.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
Since its founding in 1976, Amos House in Providence has helped individuals get off the streets and out of financial dire straits by offering housing, food assistance and programs. In addition to housing approximately 200 men, women and children in 14 buildings across its campus, Amos House offers multiple training programs to develop workforce skills.…

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