Even charities are harmed by government—and those hurt are the poor, homeless and hungry.

“A volunteer group that annually feeds burritos to the homeless on Thanksgiving Day at Central Park downtown is desperately searching for someone to donate a new site after learning it’d need city park permits that it can’t afford.

The Bakersfield Burrito Project folks need a hall, church or similar facility in the downtown area that, like Central Park at Mill Creek, is close to where many homeless people are, said Jason Rickett, a board member for the group, which is seeking but has not officially obtained its tax-exempt nonprofit status.

Public property can not be used to feed the hungry—that is sick.  Yet, this is government, what did you expect, common sense, a sense of humanity or concern for humans down on their luck.  Provide a tax increase measure and see these petty politicos ears perk up and give words of support.  Sick.

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Burrito Project wrapped up in permit problems

BY CHRISTINE BEDELL Californian,  11/20/12
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A volunteer group that annually feeds burritos to the homeless on Thanksgiving Day at Central Park downtown is desperately searching for someone to donate a new site after learning it’d need city park permits that it can’t afford.

The Bakersfield Burrito Project folks need a hall, church or similar facility in the downtown area that, like Central Park at Mill Creek, is close to where many homeless people are, said Jason Rickett, a board member for the group, which is seeking but has

For the last three years, the Bakersfield Burrito Project has typically fed about 200 homeless people who trickle in and out each Thanksgiving morning. The volunteers and other groups, including the Girl Scouts this year, also pass out clothes, water and hygiene kits.

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