Street Stories Feeds The Homeless

The sun is coming up on Martin Luther King day, and Street Stories creator Markus Rowntree, his team and The Coalition For The Homeless of Central Florida are readying breakfast for the residents that call the buildings on Terry Street near downtown home.

Creator of Street Stories Markus Rowntree talks with friends as they wait for breakfast service to start. (Photo by Marshal Brown)

Markus Rowntree, a local street artist vowed that proceeds from the sale of his art work would be used to help the less fortunate in Orlando. When a few days ago someone bought one his pieces, the artist knew exactly where to go. He went to The Coalition For The Homeless of Central Florida. The C.F.H.C.F services over six-hundred men, women, and children in and around the Central Florida region.

Chairs in the cafeteria at The Coalition For The Homeless of Central Florida. (Photo by Marshal Brown)
Rolls being baked for breakfast at The Coalition For The Homeless of Central Florida's kitchen. (Photo by Marshal Brown)
Cookies brought a smile to the children at The Coalition For The Homeless breakfast. (Photo by Marshal Brown)

Mr. Rowntree who works closely with both The Coalition For The Homeless of Central Florida and local homeless people has dedicated himself to helping his community through art and action. "Doing something nice for people should be the norm, not the exception" - Markus Rowntree.

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