When Mark Leslie and Steve Horn met 10 years ago on the soccer fields of Danvers, their conversations revolved around their children and sports. The two became golf buddies and a few months ago realized they also both had a deep concern for the homeless.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
A group of volunteers will serve Christmas dinner to homeless residents who live in a Danvers hotel.
Volunteers will serve breakfast Christmas morning to 100 homeless families living Extended Stay America in Danvers. The meal will be served from 8-11 a.m. inside two open rooms at the Route 1 hotel. The breakfast will include pancakes, fruit, coffee and juice. Local volunteers, led by Mark Pestana, his wife Allisha Zabelski and friend Jason Russell of Ipswich are partnering with the Danvers Community Council and several local businesses, including Custom Cup Caffe, Danvers Fresh Marketplace and POS Supply Solutions in Danvers and donations from The Weathervane Restaurant in and The Russell Orchards in Ipswich. "This breakfast is the first of its kind," Pestana said. "The whole idea was something my wife and I put together within the last …