Mobile pantry in Grovetown gives out 11,000 pounds of food

Mobile pantry in Grovetown gives out 11,000 pounds of food
Mobile food pantry hands out 11,000 pounds of food, according to Dawson representative Derek Beck

GROVETOWN, GA (WFXG) - Many of us know how great it feels to fill up a shopping cart at the grocery store and get whatever we want to eat. Some families in the CSRA don't have that luxury, so several organizations joined forces to make that a reality.

Dozens of volunteers helped hand out 11-thousand pounds of food to people in Grovetown. It's part of Hawaii-based company Dawson's first ever National Day of Service.

Dawson Local Impact Ambassador Derek Beck told FOX 54, "And not only the spirit of Aloha but the spirit of the Hawaiian word for family, Ohana. And we think of Ohana, we don't just think of our own employees but we include their families and the communities that we work in. And so that's what it means to us, it means we're treating our communities just like we would treat our own family."

Dawson, Concerned Women Incorporated and the Golden Harvest Food Bank coordinated Saturday's food and supply drive.

September is Hunger Action Month. CLICK HERE to learn more about the organization or donate to the cause.

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