Jefferson Award Winner: Debbie Savage


JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (KSNT)- In the last two years, Debbie Savage estimates she’s served around 13,000 free meals to people in her community.

The Junction City woman started the faith-based non-profit ‘Breaking Bread of JC Inc.’ two years ago as a way to help people in her community by giving out a free hot meal every Friday.

Debbie estimates she makes around 200 meals every Friday, then distributes them at the 12th Street Community Center in Junction City.

Anyone in the community is welcome to attend the organizations Friday meal giveaway, there’s no requirements or prior checks for those interested.

When Debbie first started the organization she was making all the meals in her home and paying for them out of her own pocket.

Now she relies on bakes the food at a local church and buys the food with local grants and private donations.

If you would like to learn more about the program, volunteer or donate, click HERE.

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December 31 2021 11:59 pm

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