Feeding the Gulf Coast and Southeastern Grocers Hosting Food Distribution to Provide for Families in Need this Thanksgiving
Biloxi, MS (November 12, 2020) – In partnership with Southeastern Grocers, parent company of Winn-Dixie stores, Feeding the Gulf Coast is hosting a drive-thru food distribution for 500 families and individuals on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, as part of the ongoing effort to fight food insecurity in our community. Each family will receive the products necessary to create a traditional Thanksgiving meal for the upcoming holiday season.
“With substantial setbacks due to hurricanes and COVID-19, this year has disrupted normal life for all of us,” says Michael Ledger, President and CEO of Feeding the Gulf Coast. “A traditional Thanksgiving meal provides a sense of relief and stability for so many families struggling to make ends meet this year. We are thankful for the opportunity to provide a way for families to celebrate the season and reduce some of the uncertainty this year has created for them. We are also grateful for the donation of food from Southeastern Grocers to make this happen.”
WHO: Feeding the Gulf Coast, Southeastern Grocers
WHEN: Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: First Baptist Church of Biloxi,
Popp’s Ferry Road, Biloxi, MS 39532