HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Need help with food for yourself or your family?
Calhoun Community College is hosting a free drive-thru grocery giveaway this Saturday, November 21, at 9:00 a.m. on Calhoun’s Huntsville campus, 102 Wynn Dr. NW. The school is partnering with One Generation Away for the event,
Food will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis with each car receiving one cart of food as well as a turkey. Distribution will be rain or shine, and last until the food is gone.
Food distribution will be in a safe and contact-free. You'll remain in your vehicles and have your trunk open and space cleared for volunteers to put food. The only information you'll be asked for is how many individuals live in your household for accountability purposes.
“This year has been a challenge for so many families in our community,” commented Calhoun Interim President, Dr. Joe Burke. “COVID-19 has affected everyone in more ways than one, and we are grateful to partner with One Generation Away to provide food to those who have fallen on hard times."
One Generation Away is based in Franklin, Tennessee, and was founded by former Pastor Chris Whitney and his wife Elaine, with the goal to remove hunger from America. It serves over 1.8 million Americans who need food in Tennessee and as states that have experienced natural disasters.
Other organizations in the Tennessee Valley are also providing food to those in need, including Food Bank of North Alabama, Manna House, and House of the Harvest.