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Feeding Tampa Bay opened a new pickup site in west Pasco County on Monday to feed 300 families.
The YMCA partnered with Feeding Tampa Bay to provide a much needed spot for food pickups
“Tremendous. Absolutely tremendous,” said Charlene Kelly, who was one of the first in line.
“I know that my hours got cut. This way if I get something to eat, I can put money toward my bills,” she said.
Folks were able to stay in the safety and comfort of their own car as the food was brought to them. Officials said they would be at the location every Monday as long as they’re needed.
“We’re surrounded by uncertainty, and one of the things i can’t imagine is being uncertain of where your next meal is coming from,” said Scott Goyer, president and CEO of YMCA Suncoast.
Families received several days of meat, produce and other items.