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Thanks to Brett Anderson for paying homage to “The Krispy Kreme Sugar-Glazed Assembly-Line Baby” in his 8/29 Young & Hungry. Let me tell you who else really appreciates that renowned doughnut: our homeless neighbors.

The good folks at the Krispy Kreme plant just south of Alexandria regularly donate many dozens of their famous product—fresh off the line—that I’ve been voluntarily distributing to shelters and agencies up and down Route 1 for the past five years. Krispy Kreme’s generosity has probably made the day for some of those among us who’ve been living down so far, and we’re all better for that.

Alexandria, Va.