Holston Conference supports local church food pantries

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Methodist churches in East Tennessee are receiving extra support during the coronavirus crisis to supplement individual food pantries.

WATE 6 On Your Side’s Don Dare was in Powell on Thursday where volunteers were busy handing out food.

It was a busy morning for members of the Powell church on Thursday. Some 56 churches throughout the Holston Conference have received aid to help provide food to families who have been without it as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Volunteers at Powell Church are delivering food directly to those in need.
It used to be families would go inside the building to the food pantry.  But with social distancing restrictions, food is now personally loaded into cars by volunteers.

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