Food drive feeds thousands

Meals drive feeds hundreds

Augason Farms Lunch and Dinner Variety Pail Emergency Food Supply 4-Gallon Pail
  • 11 varieties of entrées and soups (including dessert)
  • 92 servings, 21,170 calories, and 557 grams of protein

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) – A number of organizations from all throughout the state gave again on Saturday morning. They fed over a thousand households. The drive hoped to encourage, but in addition pour again into the group.

Meals by the hundreds, crammed the empty bellies of these on the Southside. Eli Hendricks, the Pastor of Lifeway Neighborhood Church, shares, “We reside within the Capitol Metropolis and roughly 30 thousand folks and we’d like all fingers on deck we’d like all boots on the bottom.”

And he, together with different organizations in participation, consider that work begins with congregations, not simply in Tallahassee however throughout Florida.

“For therefore lengthy now we have confined church actions to the 4 partitions of a constructing,” Pastor Hendricks mentioned. “Nicely at present marks the beginning of getting exterior of the constructing and assembly the true felt wants of our group.”

Manny Arisso, the Senior Pastor of Open Vessels Ministry, traveled all the best way from Miami to help.

“Collectively we are able to conquer what is occurring at present, the dearth of meals, the wants of the folks, collectively we are able to come collectively as one and do all of it,” Arisso mentioned.

Farm Share, Sacred Coronary heart, the Division of Youngsters and Households, the Metropolis of Tallahassee, and Governor’s workplace offered milk, cheese, hen and extra, to those that want it most.

“32304 ZIP code is without doubt one of the most disadvantaged areas in our state so far as meals disparities,” mentioned Sam Carter, the Distribution Coordinator at Farm Share. “We need to ensure that our promise zone areas locally have entry to contemporary vegetables and fruit locally, and sources.”

With each field, they hope to unfold hope and alternative throughout the sunshine state.

“We’re right here to serve you,” Arisso mentioned.

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