The Salvation Army staff and volunteers will distribute pre-packed food boxes and cleaning supplies to the public 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, at The Salvation Army St. Clair County, East St. Louis Community Center, 616 N 16th St., East St. Louis.
The distribution is made possible by Bayer, Sysco and St. Louis Food Bank.
The Salvation Army, the nation’s largest nonprofit organization with more than 7,600 service locations across the country, is increasing its local efforts to meet human need. In response to the historic ongoing fight against the coronavirus, the organization’s service deliveries are working to meet the needs of community members.
The Salvation Army Midland Division remains working with state agencies on how to minimize the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. It stays in regular communication with emergency management agencies and managers in local communities throughout the Midland Division, which includes most of Missouri and Southern Illinois.