Giving Back: 30,000 Pounds Of Food Distributed In Cantonment

September 26, 2021

Hundreds of people turned out for a 30,000 pound food giveaway Saturday morning in Cantonment.

Calling it an “amazing” morning, Rep. Michelle Salzman said all 30,000 pounds of food was distributed, with nearly half that weight in meat. She said over 500 cars came through the line at Carver Park, with many others walking up.

The event was sponsored by Salzman, Escambia County District 5 Commissioner Steven Barry, Feeding the Gulf Coast, Pinewood Presbyterian Church, Cantonment Improvement Committee and Trailer Parts Plus of Florida.

Organizers said they plan to hold the large food distribution once per quarter.

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Photos courtesy Phillips Salzman for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.

Comments

2 Responses to “Giving Back: 30,000 Pounds Of Food Distributed In Cantonment”

  1. Local on September 26th, 2021 7:23 am

    I am born and raised in Escambia Co.
    Unfortunately work takes me away……but when I come home and read a story like this, I’m makes me SO grateful to be from here.

  2. mick on September 26th, 2021 1:01 am

    Dear God , Bless all the folks that gave of their time, and their resources to help those in need, they are indeed doing the Lord’s work…





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