AC-T: Asheville taxi driver collects canned food for MANNA in exchange for rides

From Asheville Citizen-Times

By Sabian Warren

As he goes to sleep each night in the back seat of his taxi cab, Demetris Jones has a thick blanket to keep him warm — and big dreams to boost his spirits.

He is plotting nothing less than a transportation empire, but with a humanitarian twist. From noon-6 p.m. on Sundays, you can catch a ride in his taxi for five cans of food that he will donate to MANNA FoodBank.


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