Residents Volunteer for Second Harvest Food Bank
WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff
TREZEVANT, Tenn. - Volunteers from across West Tennessee gathered at the Trezevant Fire Department go help Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee.
The group set up a mobile pantry. Volunteers helped sort and package food boxes to help feed families throughout rural West Tennessee. They loaded the boxes into trucks, which contained 200 to 250 boxes each.
Some of the items included was peanut butter, tuna and canned vegetables. Perishable items like yogurt and sweet potatoes were also packed.
Volunteers told us they were grateful to help. "I've just had a blast today," said Misty Sharp. "It nice just to come together and be able to do something for the community. Sharp said she would definitely return next year.
Officials with Second Harvest said more than 21,000 pounds of food were gathered and distributed. Second Harvest covers 46 counties in Middle and West Tennessee.