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Blessing Box vandalism met with overflowing compassion from the community

 

September 3, 2020

Matt Wyatt

A swift response to vandalism gets the Blessing Box up and running again.

WAITSBURG-Over the weekend, the Waitsburg's Blessing Box located next to the Waitsburg Christian Church was damaged yet again. Vandals broke the glass out of the door and threw the donated food onto the property and street. Instead of being upset, Pastor Matthew Wyatt viewed the incident as a blessing.

The Blessing Box gives out hundreds of pounds of food each month to struggling families, according to a letter posted on Facebook by Wyatt. Wyatt thanked the vandals for giving Waitsburg a chance, once again, to show what they are made of: Love, hope, resolve, and belief in the greater good....



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