FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sep 02, 2011—RALEIGH, NC
Raleigh, N.C. - Inter-Faith Food Shuttle is distributing free, healthy and nutritious food through a mobile market to people impacted by Hurricane Irene in Edgecombe & Nash Counties. People impacted should come on Wednesday, September 7, at 3:00 PM to Heritage Park located at 122 /258 Highway North (towards Scotlandneck, NC) in Princeville, NC.
"Inter-Faith Food Shuttle is providing canned/dry goods and ready-to-consume produce," said Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Executive Director Jill Staton Bullard. "This is part of our response to the needs of those affected by Hurricane Irene in our seven-county service area. We are always ready and committed to respond to the food needs of people when there is a natural disaster."
Sister agency Red Cross will be passing out cleaning supplies to senior citizens. Sarah Lee, Harris Teeter, Eastern Carolina Organics and other donors are helping Inter-Faith Food Shuttle distribute healthy, nutritious food to people impacted by Hurricane Irene. On August 30th in Rocky Mount, NC, Inter-Faith Food Shuttle served 880 people from 265 households by distributing 1,500 deli sandwiches and 13,083 pounds of food to hurricane victims.
For more information regarding IFFS' Disaster Relief efforts please visit http://www.foodshuttle.org/program/hurricane-Irene and http://www.foodshuttle.org/program/Tornado-Relief.
To help Inter-Faith Food Shuttle's disaster relief efforts please donate online www.foodshuttle.org or call (919) 250-0043.
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