Fresno Boy Helps Homeless

FRESNO, Calif. Andrew Mitchell and his church family from Pearly Grove Baptist Church held the first ever "Church Under the Bridge" Saturday.

Volunteers handed out clothes, sleeping bags, duffel bags, and toiletries to homeless men and women.

Mitchell was shot during a drive by shooting back in 2002 that left him paralyzed from the chest down.

But he still has a strong desire to help others.

"A lot of them don't have families that they can go share Christmas with and it's the holiday time. We have that. We take those things for things for granted. And they don't have those things to take for granted. They're outside, sleeping in the cold. We just wanted to kinda bring some Jesus out to them," said Andrews mother Stephanie Mitchell.

Saturday's event also included a church service and a free meal.

They gave away 100 sleeping bags and 100 duffel bags - and they're hoping to give away even more next year.

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