Local hot dog stand provides free meals for the homeless

Pinki’s Hot Dogs prepares freshly-cooked chili dogs for a line of homeless people on Saturday in Calexico. COURTESY PHOTO

 CALEXICO — For the simple sake of wanting to help those less fortunate, a local hot dog cart on Saturday provided 75 homeless persons here free chili dogs.

Had it sold them, Pinki’s Hot Dogs could’ve made approximately $470 from the more than 140 dogs it served — not to mention the free chips and bottled water it included with each meal.

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at vosuna@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3442.

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