Cooking Dinner for the Homeless at Leland House, Washington, DC

Leland House (Mickey Leland Place) is a shelter for homeless men in Washington, DC, which helps them to recover from drug addiction, provide them with job training and assistance to find long-term housing.

In 2013, Jambo Africa Child Hope reached out to this charitable organization and cooked a dinner of traditional African cuisine for all their residents, as shown in the photos below.

Chef David Skidmore cooking the food.

President of JACH Eliserena Kimolo cooking the food.

Mrs. Kimolo and volunteer preparing food.

Volunteers preparing food.

Mrs. Skidmore explains to President Kimolo about the mission of Leland House and the types of people they help.

JACH works with other church volunteers to prepare food for the men of Leland House.

JACH and church volunteers finishing the food preparation.

Dinner is served, volunteers share meal with the men of Leland House.

Eating the meal together.

JACH President Kimolo sits and talks with some of the men of Leland House asking them about their experiences and how they like the program.

President Kimolo continues talking with the men of Leland House.

More people shared dinner with the Leland residents.

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