I retired 5 years ago and have found a full life volunteering in a community garden where we raise vegetables to share with the hungry of our community [including our food bank and soup kitchen] and sharing a meal weekly with up to 70 homeless neighbors. We are able to spread out a buffet of dishes like you would see at a family reunion or church supper every week. We share more than a meal. Sitting to eat and really listening to each other brings understanding and community. We provide many other necessities our homeless friends need too. After two homeless died of the cold in out town last week, we are looking to open emergency shelters.