DOUGLAS — Christian Neighbors of Douglas held particular food distribution occasions Monday and Tuesday, offering groceries for native households ahead of Thanksgiving.
Households had been in a position to “store” for conventional Thanksgiving meals, and given grocery luggage to fill with canned greens, turkey or hen and different objects. The distribution occasions had been held on the Neighborhood Church of Douglas.
Between distribution occasions just like the one in Douglas on Nov. 22-23 and related occasions in Pullman, 375 households got groceries throughout the week of Thanksgiving, mentioned Christian Neighbors of Douglas Govt Director JoAnne Dejonge.
Beth Huffman, who coordinated the Thanksgiving occasions, mentioned round 30 volunteers helped with food distribution Tuesday. Many of the volunteers had been college students at Saugatuck Excessive College, she added.
Christian Neighbors of Douglas additionally operates a food pantry and thrift store, which give short-term help to households in Allegan County month-to-month.
Comparable food distribution occasions are deliberate for Christmas. To volunteer or donate to Christian Neighbors of Douglas, go to their web site at christianneighborsindouglasmi.weebly.com or contact them at [email protected].
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