Mercy Meals and More has been a mainstay in Downtown New Bedford, providing breakfast to the homeless and other services for more than 10 years.

Recently its leadership team went through a reorganization, which observers feel will help create more awareness about what this non-profit agency does in the community.

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I spoke with Program Director David Motta and Secretary/Treasurer Chad Freitas about the history of Mercy Meals and More, the services it provides, and the cadre of volunteers who spend time there, helping the homeless.

Their Townsquare Sunday interview can be heard here:

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