“Ma” Alice Harper continues to give back in 2020, despite being 91 years old

The restaurant owner is feeding families and homeless people in San Antonio

She fed dozens of families during Thanksgiving, and this month she's feeding the homeless, with help form other ministries

SAN ANTONIO – The restaurant owner has been featured on Mike Rowe’s “Returning the Favor” and the Food Network’s “Diners Drive-ins and Dives,” and while the food is a taste of New Orleans at Ma Harper’s Creole Kitchen, she is more than that, she is a San Antonian who wants to be a mother to those who don’t have anything to give back.

“What are you giving?” she asks during an interview after explaining why she gives back.

In November she helped to feed dozens of families, providing a meal for these families who have been struggling during this pandemic. This month she teamed up with Christian Assistance Ministry to feed 200 people and provide them with throws and socks.

When asked why she does what she does...her response “my gift is to be humble and give back.”

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About the Author:

Jennifer Tobias-Struski loves her hometown of San Antonio, and is proud to celebrate it every day working on SA Live. The Emmy-Award winning producer hosts the Mom-Day series, featuring fun, family-themed segments from crafting to fashion hacks every Monday.