Mobile-area food banks & pantries prepare to serve more as government shutdown continues
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) —
As the government shutdown continues our area food bank and pantries are preparing to serve more people.
Feeding the Gulf Coast has begun to work with its community partners and agencies to identify and fill any gaps in the food supply.
Feeding the Gulf Coast President & CEO Cathy Pope says Thursday they placed an order for more food just to be on the safe side.
Lt. Tamara Robb runs The Salvation Army pantry in Mobile. She says if the shutdown continues she anticipates they will get more clients needing help with feeding their families.
She says they too are prepared to buy more food and set appointments to provide immediate assistance.