Bronx resident Marty Rogers, along with a dedicated group of volunteers, walks the mean streets of the South Bronx three times a week distributing much needed essentials like food, water, hats, and gloves to the homeless. The South Bronx, which stretches across roughly 42 miles, is the poorest borough in the city. According to data recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau, household incomes have continued to drop for three straight years, and almost 28% of families residing here lived below the poverty line in 2010.
With that stark reality facing many of the homeless and working-poor, Marty Rogers and his merry band of volunteers are truly a “God send”. Read more