Food to be distributed to those in need

City of Fort Wayne news release:

Fort Wayne UNITED’s Ten Point Coalition Distributing Food to Those in Need
Location Changed to Weisser Park Elementary School

(May 22, 2020) – Fort Wayne UNITED’s TenPoint Coalition, in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne, the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department and The Chapel church, will distribute boxes of nonperishable food items to members of the community who are struggling in these difficult times. They have named this program POM (Peace of Mind) Package Program. On Thursday, May 28, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., those in need are encouraged to utilize this drive-thru service at Weisser Park Elementary School, 902 Colerick Street, in the parking lot behind the building.

Each donated box will include:

  • Spaghetti noodles
  • Pasta sauce
  • Ramen noodles
  • Canned chicken
  • Canned corn
  • Canned green beans
  • Canned fruit
  • Mixed flavors of oatmeal
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Cheddar and broccoli rice
  • Chicken flavored rice
  • Peanut butter crackers
  • Cereal bars

The following community churches have volunteered to pack the boxes of nonperishable food items: Emmanuel Community Church, Sonrise Community Church, Pathway Community Church, Headwaters Church, Grace Gathering, CityChurch, Woodburn Missionary Church, New Covenant Worship Center, Trinity English Lutheran Church, Blackhawk Ministries and The Chapel.

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