Daily Archives: December 25, 2013


Outside a Subway restaurant in West Hollywood, Michael Hope adjusted his Santa hat, stuffed a festive Christmas bag with cellophane-wrapped cookies and prepared to make his first delivery.

“OK, let’s see who’s working,” said Hope, 36, as he walked into the Subway. Andrew Neal, 29, peered through the window.

Like Hope and Neal in Los Angeles, volunteers around the country spent Christmas delivering homemade cookies to gas station attendants, baristas, grocery store clerks and others who had pulled the holiday shift.

Continued at The Los Angeles Times 


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If you’re working today, John Marcotte would like to say you’re not forgotten. And have a cookie, please.

“I always have that philosophy in life – you shouldn’t be a spectator,” said Marcotte, a Sacramento writer and editor. “If something bothers you, do something about it.”

And what bugs Marcotte most on Christmas Day is all the people who have to work and can’t spend the holiday with their families, friends and loved ones.

Continued on The Sacramento Bee