AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - An Augusta church is giving away $5,000 of free gas to area residents Saturday.

The Kings Church will give away the free fuel to the first 250 people at its "Gas on God" event starting at 9 a.m.

The location for the event has not yet been announced. There will also be free food and water for all who attend.

The event is the vision of Senior Pastor Daniel L. Latimer.

"People in the Augusta area (and all across the nation) have been hurting due to the economic downturn," Latimer wrote in a release. "We just want to show our community that we care and make an honest attempt at providing some relief despite the challenges we are facing as a community."

For more about the event and The Kings Church, visit or call us at 803-331-4606.

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