Food Bank of Iowa will be having a food giveaway in Ottumwa next week.
On Friday, August 7th from 9:00 AM to noon at Bridge View Center, the food bank will be distributing meat and perishables to residents. The giveaway is one of many efforts Food Bank of Iowa is making to assist individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Food Bank of Iowa says it is in need of volunteers for this event. Anyone able can contact Sandra McReynolds, the Community Engagement Coordinator of Food Bank of Iowa in Ottumwa, at (641) 682-3403.
McReynolds says in May, the Food Bank of Iowa served 949 households, which included 3,081 individuals, and it distributed nearly 29,000 pounds (28,769) of food.