Roy was the first person we served. The date was Oct. 13, 2003. And that’s Larry in the picture above. That image is from Sept. 12, 2008.

There have been thousands of Roys, Larrys and Beths over the years. Here’s how the numbers stack up:

2004:    400 meals
2005:  1,500 meals
2006:  4,500 meals
2007:  7,700 meals
2008:  8,400 meals
2009:  5,400 meals
2010:  5,800 meals
2011:  8,475 meals
2012:  9,250 meals
2013: 11,490 meals
2014: 12,857 meals
2015: 16,869 meals
2016: 16,256 meals
2017: 16,784 meals
2018: 19,309 meals
2019: (20,000 goal)