70,000 and Counting!

Our 70K burrito was passed out to Daniel Scott on our 198th consecutive Sunday of serving the homeless community in downtown San Diego.

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This photo here gives you an idea of how busy Long Island Mike’s becomes on any given Sunday. With two tables working assembly lines to stack, fill, and roll burritos, as well as people working in the kitchen to crack and cook over 1500 hundred eggs, it is amazing to think that we are able to prepare close to 700 burritos in an hour’s time. Not to mention, that fifty pounds of dog food is bagged and fresh snacks are prepared for Kidz Korner. It is a crazy, busy sort of energy that happens every Sunday morning at Burrito Boyz.

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Dignity, Respect and Compassion

Burrito Boyz offers dignity, respect, and compassion to our downtown community. Taking the time to make a connection with someone is as important if not more than just  giving out a burrito. Striking up a conversation, listening to someone’s story, inquiring about someone’s health or living conditions, finding a connection and/or common bond is what we are all about.

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Burrito Boyz say good-bye to one of our downtown community members, as she leaves San Diego to join her family in Indiana. We wish you the best of luck in your new home.

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Kids Taking Action!!! Thank you, Bianca and Teresa for making a difference. Thank you for spending a Sunday morning with the Burrito Boyz!

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Again, we would like to thank Einstein Bagles for their generous weekly donation.

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Air Force and Army in the House

Not to be outdone by the Navy, pictured here are active military from the Air Force and Army, many of whom have come back and joined us again and again to help in serving the downtown homeless community. Just this past week we had representives from the Marine Corp, Navy, Army, and Air Force. These wonderful volunteers have brought a richness to our core of volunteers and have inspired us with their dedication to service. Thank you!

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Aleesa is ready to stack the next burrito as Austin rolls and wraps. Six year old Aleesa was a dynamic force as she moved from job to job, taking her role as a volunteer very seriously. Once downtown she helped pass out bagels and burritos. Thank you, Aleesa for joining us at Burrito Boyz!

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