Gina's People: The Ice Cream Guys - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Gina's People

Gina's People: The Ice Cream Guys

Posted: Updated:

It's all about ice cream in this week's segment of Gina's People. Michael Leb and Bob Michero of Choctal like to hand out free ice cream on the streets of Los Angeles and in shelters. "You really can't imagine the thrill that we get.  The feeling that we get from seeing people smile," says Michael Leb. Leb and Michero don't give out just any kind of ice cream. They are handing out gourmet ice cream treats. Different types of chocolate and vanilla. What's the reaction? "I think it's cool that they wanna give back and hang out with us and give us their ice cream. We can never turn that down," says a smiling man getting assistance at the Union Rescue Mission in LA.

Leb says he's a recovering attorney. Michero used to be in the wine business. Both decided they'd be happier selling ice cream. But sometimes, they do a lot more giving than selling.  Michero says, "We do believe in the karma thing. The more we give, the more we receive but we receive in different ways."

Another man at the shelter says, "It think it's a beautiful thing what they're doing and I appreciate the ice cream."

If you know anyone like Michael Leb and Bob Michero, email Gina Silva. Every monday she features FOX 11 viewers who are making a difference in the community.

  • Good Day LA FeaturesGood Day LA FeaturesMore>>

  • Samantha Barnes: French Crepes

    Samantha Barnes: French Crepes

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-07-24 18:28:38 GMT
    [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] This is an excellent idea for getting your kids to help and learn in the kitchen... Samantha Barnes is here. She started raddish.com, a monthly subscription box with a culinary theme, and July is French! So we're making French food!
    [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] This is an excellent idea for getting your kids to help and learn in the kitchen... Samantha Barnes is here. She started raddish.com, a monthly subscription box with a culinary theme, and July is French! So we're making French food!
  • Mar Yvette's Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup: Autry's Day of the Cowboy & Tony Little

    Weekend Roundup: Autry's Day of the Cowboy & Tony Little

    [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] FOX 11's food and fun expert Mar Yvette searches the Los Angeles area for some of the best places to eat, drink, shop and have a great time.
    [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] FOX 11's food and fun expert Mar Yvette searches the Los Angeles area for some of the best places to eat, drink, shop and have a great time.
  • Sadie Murray: Travel Fun For Everyone

    Sadie Murray: Travel Fun For Everyone

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:08:44 GMT
    [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] Lifestyle expert and blogger Sadie Murray has got the hottest accessories and gadgets for everyone in the family for your next trip.
    [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] Lifestyle expert and blogger Sadie Murray has got the hottest accessories and gadgets for everyone in the family for your next trip.
Powered by WorldNow

WTTG FOX 5 & myfoxdc
5151 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Main Number: (202) 244-5151
Newsroom: (202) 895-3000
fox5tips@wttg.com

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices