Groom’s Cold Feet Lead To Homeless Feast

NC_homelesswedding1019_700x394Sacramento, Ca.– (KCRA)  After a groom-to-be called off his wedding, the bride-to-be’s family decided to turn the extravagant event into a feast for the homeless population.

Deposits for the $35,000 wedding were already paid and more bills were coming due.

“When I found out on Monday that the wedding would not be taking place, it just seemed like, of course, this would be something that we would do to give back,” Kari Duane said.

Duane found herself in a banquet hall at Sacramento’s Citizen Hotel filled with the city’s homeless Saturday.

First to arrive, nearly a half hour early, was a woman who lives in a shelter with others too old to work and too financially strapped to afford rent.

“I was thinking at that moment, if she’s the only person that comes tonight, this was worth it,” Duane said.

But more came — single people, families, grandparents and newborns.

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