By: KDKA-TV News Staff
LAWRENCE COUNTY (KDKA) — The Coronavirus pandemic has led to many layoffs and families in need, so local groups in Lawrence County were helping out by donating food on Saturday.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Looking To Hire Lifeguards For Citiparks Aquatic Facility Locations For Summer 2021
Like they have for many weekends this year, Jubilee Ministries gave out thousands of pounds of food to more than 2,500 families.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Connections Abound At 2021 Golden Globe Awards
“We’ve got many people from Jubilee Ministries, we’ve got some people from the Lions Club, we’ve got police — not just directing traffic, but handing out food, and we have some general volunteers to help us,” said Tony Flowers, pastor at Jubilee Ministries.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Ohio: Fraudulent Claims Overwhelm Pandemic-Related Unemployment Programs
The group says they’ll continue to help the community as long as there’s a need.