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DeKalb County hosting food giveaway this weekend

Gené Hunter

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(ATLANTA, Ga.) DeKalb County is hosting a countywide food giveaway in celebration of the upcoming Easter holiday.

The event is in partnership with the county government and local faith leaders who will be distributing 5,000 boxes of produce to residents.

“Our senior citizens on fixed incomes and working families are struggling to provide food for themselves and their families,” DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond said in a statement.

The giveaway will brake place Saturday, April 9 at 9 a.m. at the following locations:

  • Berean Christian Church, 2201 Young Road, Stone Mountain, GA 30088
  • Beulah Missionary Baptist Church, 2340 Clifton Springs Rd., Decatur, GA 30034
  • Big Miller Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 3800 Big Miller Grove Way, Stonecrest, GA 30038
  • The Covenant Church, 1700 Corey Blvd., Decatur, GA 30032
  • New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, 6400 Woodrow Road, Stonecrest, GA 30038
  • Plaza Fiesta, 4166 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30345
  • Saint Phillip AME, 240 Candler Rd. SE, Atlanta, GA 30317
  • Shy Temple CME Church, 2030 Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur, GA 30035

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