Faith Temple Church Food Giveaways Breaking Records
As the Faith Temple Food Giveaway ministry moves into its 8th year, Pastor Jeff Hayes says January was a record breaking month.
"It was incredible! We gave away about 60 tons of food to feed over 5,000 people. If you break that figure down it amounts to about 24 pounds of food per person. January was huge for the food giveaway."
Pastor Hayes says hunger still exists for some Sioux Falls residents.
"We have more people coming for food. Some of those food giveaway days there were 450 people going through the line. Others are still struggling for food and aren't participating in the food giveaways. They work jobs that don't pay enough to take care of the rent or house payment and buy food for their families and themselves. We have seen so many in need at the food giveaway."
The next Faith Temple Food Giveaway will take place on Friday beginning at 4:00 P.M. at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds.