CTX Veteran finds new way to serve his community

Posted at 9:35 PM, Oct 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-08 23:12:35-04

After serving his country in the United States Army for 27 years, Juan Carter is still finding ways to serve. 

"I heard about Hurricane Harvey hitting the Houston area and as you know last year Baton Rouge, which is my home town, was hit as well and they went through the exact same thing so I knew what they were going through," Carter said.

And it's for that reason Carter knew he had to help, so he did, one bowl at a time. The owner of Er' Thang Cajun Food Truck went to Houston Saturday and served hundreds of people some good ol' Cajun food for roughly ten hors. 

"Most every person that came and got some food said you know, bless you and God's going to bless you and you know this is the first real meal they have had since they have been in the shelter," Carter said.

Something Carter knows all to well.

CARTER "My family lost everything during their flood so I figured these people that lost everything, it was going to take them a while to get back in their feet," Carter added.

But he said he will be there for the long run making sure they don't stand up hungry.

"As long as there is a shelter and people need help we are going back down there to do it again," Carter said.

Carter added that he asking folks to donate funds so he can buy the food he needs to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey again.

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