To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE


SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

Meet the Amazing Mom Who Just Fed 30,000 People With Extreme Couponing and the Bible

News Staff : Mar 16, 2017  CBN News/Faithwire

She wanted to feed 30,000 people before her 30thbirthday.

airlift(Woodbridge, VA)—[CBN News] Extreme couponing is certainly one way for families to save a boatload of cash, but for one mom it has also become an avenue to help feed tens of thousands of hungry mouths. (Photo: Lauren Puryear/via ScaryMommy.com)

Through her motto, "Love God. Love Others. Serve the World," LaurenPuryear is making a difference in the lives of scores of Americans.According toScary Mommy, Puryear, a mental health clinicianwho resides in Woodbridge, Virginia, decided last year—then aged 29—that she wanted to feed 30,000 people before her 30th birthday.

So, she set out on a questtouse couponing as the avenue to make that goal a reality.

Flash forward just one year andPuryear, who clips coupons and shops in bulk, has provided 30,158 meals (and counting), and she's still six months away from her 30th birthday;she told Scary Mommy that she has no plans of stopping now.

"After I couponed for 50 jars of Ragu sauce and 100 boxes of Barilla pasta all for free, I knew I was going to make a difference in the world," Puryear told the outlet. "I will keep on feeding until then and see what number I can get up to. Maybe 300,000!"

airliftBelieve it or not,Puryear said last year that she's able to feed as many as 150 people on just $20, depending on the level of couponing and the items she's seeking,NJ.comreported. (Photo: Lauren Puryear/via ScaryMommy.com)

"There are coupons in theSundaypaper, or online that you can print ... so I collect as many as I can, match them to the store and that is how I am able to get the items for free," Puryear saidat the time.

Through extreme couponing and Puryear'sorganizationFor the Love of Others, which she started in 2012, she has traveled the east coast, delivering food and essentials to shelters and individuals in need. Herentire operation is based onBiblicalprinciples...

Click here to continue reading.







SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE

Other Recent Articles from Breaking Christian News

Remembering 'God's General' Reinhard Bonnke: 'Jesus Did Not Call Us to Deliver Sermons, He Called Us to Deliver People'

Pro-Life Win: Supreme Court Upholds Kentucky Ultrasound Law

Guatemala's New President to Designate Hezbollah as a Terrorist Organization: 'The Friends of Israel Are Our Friends and the Enemies of Israel Are Our Enemies'

CEO Pays for Military Members to Fly Home for Christmas, Sparking Generous Trend: 'Anybody Could Do This'

[Watch] The Moment This Deaf Baby Hears Her Mum's Voice after Her Hearing Aids Are Switched On: 'Her Face Lights Up'

Christian Music Industry Artists Weigh in on Their New Peer, Kanye West

Worship Leaders Lift the Name of Jesus in the White House: 'Let This Sound Give You Great Hope for America!'

The Cross Is 'a Powerful Reminder of the Meaning of Christmas' President Trump Lights the National Christmas Tree and Highlights the Reason for the Season

Evangelist Alveda King: How the 'Grinchy' Press Attacks Christmas

Blockbuster Report: US Adds 266,000 Jobs as Unemployment Hits 50-Year Low 3.5%

Prayer Alert: 4 Dead, Including Gunman, in Florida Naval Base Shooting

Hunter Biden Tied to Ukrainian Who's in Big Trouble: $50,000 a Month for What?

Bloomberg Foundation Has Given More Than $13 Million to Planned Parenthood

Dr. Corinne: Ways to Help Make Your New Year a Positive One

'Jesus Got a Tight Grip on My Soul': Why Putting God in His Life and Music Now Makes Sense to Blake Shelton

Kanye West and Joel Osteen Are Reportedly Planning a Massive Event at Yankee Stadium

'No Matter What Color Your Skin, We Are All Kin': Texas Black Church Hires White Pastor

Botham Jean's Brother Receives Ethical Courage Award for Christ-Like Display of Forgiveness

'Abhorrent': While Nancy Pelosi Moves ahead with 'Articles of Impeachment', Sen. Rand Paul is 'Alarmed at the Abuse of Power by Adam Schiff', It's 'Exactly What He’s Accusing the President of’

No Christians Allowed: Muslim UN Officials Block Syrian Christian Refugees from Getting Help



Search the Articles Archives

Keyword:  
Author:  
Words Posted On:  
Day Month Year



BCN Plus

An BCN Paid Advertisement
Follow BCN on Twitter
Are You Praying for Our Government Leaders?
BCN Staff

Steve Shultz
Steve Shultz, Managing Editor
Founder and Owner


Aimee Herd
Aimee Herd, Editor


BCN Plus
Are You Praying for President Trump?
 
 
BCN Contact Info

All articles on this site and emails from BCN are copyrighted property of Breaking Christian News. Permission is given to link to, or share a BCN story if proper attribution is given to both the original writer and summarizer of the story. Breaking Christian News 2005-2019. All Rights Reserved.


Breaking Christian News is a division of Elijah List Publications, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Disclaimer: Articles and links, as well as the source articles linked to; do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Breaking Christian News.

editor@breakingchristiannews.com