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Volunteers pack boxes of food for children

The Lee County Hunger Coalition held a packing event for their Break Box program.

Posted: Jun 30, 2019 11:16 AM
Updated: Jul 1, 2019 9:18 AM

LEE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - The Lee County Hunger Coalition held a packing event for their Break Box program.

Break Box is a monthly box of non-perishable foods that are available for families during the summer months while their kids are home more often.

Volunteers from across the county got together for the last packing event of the summer.

According to the executive director of the coaliton, Jason Martin, there have been 855 participants across Lee County.

The boxes were filled with items such as canned goods, oatmeals and chips.

Martin said the next step is for the boxes to be delivered to one of the seven distribution sites in the county.

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