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Church Food Drive

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Church Food Drive
Church Food Drive

Providing food to those in need was the focus today here in Columbus as dozens of folks showed up for a food drive at 4th Street Missionary Baptist Church.

Providing food to those in need.

That was the focus today here in columbus as dozens of folks showed up for a food drive.

Wcbi's bobby martinez stopped by the event and has more on the true meaning of food drives during these tough times...... it's events like this food drive behind me that helps those dealing with hunger.

This food drive was set up by southern foundation in the parking lot of 4th street missionary baptist church here in columbus.

And pastor jimmy rick - says these food drives go a long way in helping those searching for food.

---------------------------... ----- being there for those during these tough times... sot - jimmy rick - pastor - 4th street missionary baptist church "a lot of folks need food, they need different things, they just need assistance right now.

Helping has been the primary goal for pastor jimmy rick... and tuesday afternoon was a prime example..

Sot - jimmy rick - pastor - 4th street missionary baptist church "giving away boxes of food and we're doing it for the community.

Just trying to help during these times we're going through, the pandemic and everything that is going on people are without jobs."

This food drive saw a huge turnout.

As dozens of cars wrapped around 4th street north and parts of the soccer complex.

Pastor rick says it has been a tough year for many people.

So it is important that we all lend a helping hand.

Sot - jimmy rick - pastor - 4th street missionary baptist church "main thing to try to make sure people have food to eat, they won't go hungry tonight.

There's some that can't eat on past tonight.

So we are helping them make it through until tomorrow.

People are hurting now.

A lot of folks need food and need different things and they just need assistance now."

Reporting in columbus bobby martinez wcbi news.

Folks were given milk, cheese, chicken, and fruits...

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