As a freshman, Denarius Frazier remembers going to a local soup kitchen to feed the homeless. That’s when he knew he was going to devote more time to feeding those who are hungry.
This year, he and fellow sophomores Ahmad Barber and Tre’vell Anderson put together “It’s On the House,” an effort to provide meals, music and haircuts – all free of charge – to the less fortunate in Archer Hall on Nov. 17.
“I truly love helping the homeless, especially in Atlanta which has the some of the highest rates of homelessness in America,” Frazier said. “We were going to spend Thanksgiving here in Atlanta together, so we decided to plan a homeless dinner for others who may not be as fortunate. We came up with the name, “It’s On The House,” because we wanted the homeless and the surrounding community to embrace Morehouse and Morehouse to embrace them.” Full Story
The Rev. James Ellis III, the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel’s new associate campus minister, didn’t grow up a churchgoer. “Nobody in my family went to church,” he said. “Sunday was the day my dad washed the car, my mom fixed meals and I ironed my clothes for school and got my homework ready. I think the first time I stepped into a church was when I was 18.” Full Story