Salvation Army holding food distribution event in East St. Louis

EAST ST. LOUIS, IL – The Salvation Army is hosting a food distribution event in East St. Louis this weekend to help those who remain affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Salvation Army’s Midland Division has been working with government agencies to minimize the impact of the pandemic, the organization said in a press release.

During the event, staff and volunteers will distribute prepackaged food boxes and cleaning supplies to the public.

It will take place on Saturday, May 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Salvation Army Community Center at 616 N. 16th Street in East St. Louis.

The distribution was made possible according to a press release by Bayer, Sysco and the St. Louis Food Bank.

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