As Mike Schuh reports, a church picked up on an idea by the governor to help alleviate the problem. This year’s “Day To Serve” was on October 10th.
Much of the 5 million pounds of food coming into the Maryland Food Bank arrives in large semis, so it’s not unusual to see one at the loading dock.
But a semi that just arrived from Utah? That is a little more rare. But it came from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and was paid for by local church members.
“So this is 40,000 pounds of food, it comes from donations from our members of our church and it’s packaged in Salt Lake, there’s a distribution center there, and the truck was loaded and packed up and driven out here to provide this donation,” says Elder Kevin Calderwood.
In all, between the food and the shipping costs, $50,000 was donated.
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