Speak Up: Blessings for Badges delivers meals to Sussex, Kent first responders


For many, Thanksgiving comes with a four-day break from work. But not all have the luxury of enjoying parades, feasts of football and hot dinners at home with family. It’s a sacrifice made by on-duty first responders, some of whom were treated Nov. 23 by Blessings for Badges — a group of thankful community members that teamed up to provide hot meals and appreciation to hundreds of police, fire, paramedic and correction officers in Kent and Sussex counties.

  • Great job. I am sure they were very thankful. — Nancy Bennett-Waller
  • They are following Scripture and tending to the least of these. Amen. — Kitty Shaver
  • Great job. I know they were very thankful. God bless them all. — Mary Ard Landers
  • God bless them. — Becky Fenzel
  • That’s awesome. — Barbara Mcmickings
  • This is awesome. Thank you for your dedication on making sure that the ones who are working get a hot meal and to your volunteers, also. God bless you all. — Poncho Davila
  • Thank you! — Erika Walker
  • Thank you, team! — Nancy Roberta Sahrbeck
  • Nice work. — Hester Downes
  • Hey, ladies. Very nice! — Barbie Livingston McDaniel
  • I’d be impressed if this were for the homeless. — Paul Bailey
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