Food Relief: Salt Lake City Mission calls for food box distribution volunteers

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SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – As the need for food continues amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Salt Lake City Mission, a non-profit Inner-City Church based Rescue Mission Ministry is preparing for their annual Memorial Day Food Box Giveaway. 

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The organization provides basic essentials like: food; clothing; blankets; sleeping bags; hygiene items to the homeless and others in need. According to the Salt Lake City Mission they are in need of volunteers to help prepare 150+ food boxes – starting at 9 AM on Thursday, May 21. 

Volunteers are also needed the next day, Friday, May 22, as the mission distributes food boxes to families in need. Health and safety guidelines related to the COVID-19 outbreak recommended by state health officials will be observed.

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Do you have some extra time to volunteer and help distribute food boxes to local families?

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