TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - A local church is gearing up for a massive food giveaway. News 10 caught workers at Saints Home Church of God in Christ in Terre Haute preparing for the event.
The week of June 15, the church will host its 87th Holy Convocation. It's series of services that brings congregations from around the state together.
Wednesday, the church will be giving away food to those in need, including non-perishable items, produce, and even children's candy. Organizers hope the food drive will encourage those in the community who need it the most.
"This is our outreach ministry, and what we're going to be doing at the park... we're going to be feeding the whole community. So everyone in Terre Haute is welcome to come out. We're going to have singing. We're going to have preaching. We're going to have food," Geri Smith, the Saints Home Food Pantry Coordinator said.
This is the fourth year of the food giveaway. It will take place this Wednesday, July 17th at Gilbert Park in Terre Haute. It will last from from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Meanwhile, the Saints Home Food Pantry is open to families in need every first and third Tuesday of each month, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. The pantry is located at 2210 North 13th St. For more information, you can contact Saints Home Church of God in Christ at 812-232-3283
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