Volunteers from area churches gathered at the First Baptist Church of Meacham Park parking lot for the "This Is What Christ's Love Looks Like" drive-thru food giveaway on Wednesday, May 13.
During the event, volunteers handed out nearly 13,000 pounds of fresh produce from the St. Louis Area Food Bank, 9,000 pounds of pre-boxed non-perishable food items from Kirk Care and over 200 loaves of Great Harvest bread to those in need during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Over 180 families representing 580 household members and 210 children were given food.
The event was hosted by the following area churches:
- A.C.T.I.O.N Christian Center South - Pastor Ike Motley
- Douglas Memorial Church of God in Christ - Pastor Larry Addison
- First Baptist Church of Meacham Park - Pastor Darren Smotherson
- Kirkwood Road Christian Church - Pastor Glenn Hart
- Kirwood Church of God - Pastor David Winslow
- St. Matthews CME - Pastor Jimmie Rogers
- Unity M. Baptist - Pastor Edward Spiller
Photos courtesy of Larry Watson of Kirk Care