Helping Food Boxes

Melvin waits to get in line at a mobile food pantry in Poplar Bluff.

Even though Melvin didn’t say much, he was thankful for the food he receives from the Bread Shed and mobile food pantries. Melvin, from the Poplar Bluff area, shows up there every second Saturday of the month for food.

“These food boxes help me and a lot of people,” he said.

He had shown up around 7 a.m. for the extra activities that the Bread Shed has to offer such as music and coffee. Around 300 people showed up for the mobile food pantry.

As he stood in line, he was thankful for event.

“I’m very glad people donate food,” Melvin said.

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