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A Resident’s Perspective: Jamie Griffin

A few weeks ago I spotlighted Southern Fried, our new food truck business and amazing things have transpired since then. I happen to drive by nightly during my commute home, and from Palm Drive you can see the lines of people waiting to get their hands on delicious food (I have been there several times myself!). Additionally, they were recently featured in the Desert Sun!!!

I recently followed up with owner Jamie Griffin and asked her, “Why do you love DHS?” and she emphatically delivered a wonderful response.

Customers waiting for their Southern Fried!!!

2 weeks ago many of us in the city were told about a young lady from Oregon who was here stranded, and needed help returning home. In typical DHS fashion, our community rallied together and raised the funds to purchase a ticket for her return home. From afar, Jamie watched the outpouring of selflessness and commented:

“In the past month I have been working here in this town and actually getting to know my neighbors. I have come to love the unity. The sacrifices that some make for others. The willingness to help is so astounding and the [unprecedented] love .. I see the love and it’s amazing. I can’t express how great it is to see people come together.”

Additionally, she observed the unity and strength throughout the last several weeks here in the city, even noticing how various organizations have come together to serve the less fortunate. She concluded, “This is what I’ve always wanted living in a small town. You know, you see it on television (the small towns in the mountains with the people [unified] and I’ve always wanted to live some where like that…… I want more people to see this.”

Well, I say, let’s make sure more people SEE DHS!!!

Be sure to get by Southern Fried (12635 Palm Drive) to see Jamie and tell her Advancing DHS sent you!

Contact us to get your ADHS Bumper Stickers! Let’s flood DHS with these stickers and show our city pride! Help us spread this message throughout DHS and beyond!

Do you have a positive story we should share? Want to learn more about us? Let us hear from you!!! Discover Advancing DHS on our About Us page!

You can also get involved by becoming a financial supporter, we are registered with the Internal Revenue Service as a 501c3 charity, and with the California Attorney General’s Office as a regulated Charitable Trust. Simply head over to our Donate page!

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