In the small town of Miami, Okla., with a population of 13,000 people, restaurants are helping to ease the challenges faced by those who have fallen on hard times during the pandemic. They have put up "receipt walls" that give diners the opportunity to pay for meals for those in need. Since the idea of prepaid meals took root several months ago, hundreds of meals have been provided to the growing number of homeless people. "It's the whole community behind it," Derrick Hayworth, whose food delivery company services local restaurants, told the Associated Press. "It wasn't forced. It was just meant to happen," he said.

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