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Local church planning food giveaway

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GRAND BLANC, MI (WNEM) -

Holy Spirit Lutheran Church in Grand Blanc is offering free food to thousands of people Saturday, May 11.

The church is serving as a distribution point for the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan.

Last year, on average, Holy Spirit distributed over 13,000 pounds of food to 800-plus needy individuals.

"Holy Spirit is glad to provide the assistance to those who are in need. The church sees these food distributions as a natural consequence of our mission to share God's love," said Pastor Will Stenke.

Free food distributions are scheduled for the following Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., rain or shine:

  • Saturday, May 11
  • Saturday, June 8
  • Saturday, July 13
  • Saturday, Aug. 10
  • Saturday, Sept. 14
  • Saturday, Oct. 12
  • Saturday, Nov. 2

Thousands of pounds of food, including canned and boxed goods, as well as a limited number of fresh and frozen items will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis.

No proof of income or need is required, but recipients must present a driver's license or other form of photo I.D.

For additional information, or if you are interested in volunteer opportunities, please contact Stenke at 810-424-6707.

Holy Spirit Lutheran Church is located at 7234 Fenton Rd. in Grand Blanc.

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