The food distribution was held in New Castle on Saturday.

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.

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Like they have for many weekends this year, Jubilee Ministries gave out thousands of pounds of food to more than 2,500 families.

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“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.

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The group says they’ll continue to help the community as long as there’s a need.