Local charities host free food giveaway - WNEM TV 5

Local charities host free food giveaway

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Several local charities gave away thousands of free food items in Saginaw County on Wednesday.

Parishioners on Patrol partnered with Hidden Harvest and New Birth Missionary Baptist Church to host the 11 a.m. event in Buena Vista Township.

The giveaway at the Buena Vista Community Center, 1940 S. Outer, continued until the food was gone.

Officials said today's food giveaway benefited more than 1,200 families. In the past two years, Parishioners on Patrol say they have fed more than 32,000 families with its food giveaways.

People looking for the assistance were required to show a valid driver's license or state ID to participate.

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