Tulsans take a break and have dinner every week for Hurricane Irma and Harvey relief

Posted at 9:16 PM, Sep 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-14 00:32:08-04

TULSA - Green Country is rolling up its sleeves for hurricane victims all over the U.S. once a week in South Tulsa. 

When you pull you'll smell the cup of coffee being made.

Stirring together milk, espresso, a dash of community and big hearts. 

Cradle Bird Coffee only one of the food trucks lined up at the Springs Apartments on 75th and Mingo, not to make money, but give it away. 

 “I was sitting on my couch one day and thought, let’s do something to help these victims instead of watching it on Facebook all the time," said Cradle Bird Coffee Owner Matthew Vasquez. 

He's serving up his hurricane relief hot or iced. 

“I believe our worth is found in what we give, not what we have," he said. 

He's the mastermind behind the weekly community dinner feeding the needs of those who have lost everything. 

“Tulsa gives back, Tulsa cares.”

Each truck donating proceeds to Hurricane Irma and Harvey victims. 

“It gives you an outreach of your community," said community member Sherry Moseley. 

The support not just monetary, but emotional. 

People writing notes to those who need them most. 

 “It makes me feel bad - all that people have lost," said community member Drake Moseley. 

Helping Tulsans help others one grilled cheese at a time. 

“You’ve got to eat dinner, and you might as well do it for a cause," said the "Oklahoma Mortgage Guy" and sponsor Mike David. 

A different variety of trucks will line the Springs Apartments every Wednesday until the group has raised $10,000 for the Convoy of Hope and Samaritan's Purse organizations.

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