By Jessica Pate
Edgerton Memorial United Methodist Church in Selma hosts a food drive each week to help those in need in Johnston County.
Each Thursday, the food pantry gives away food to around 125-150 people. Recipients can receive a box of food every other week.
The food pantry, one of the largest in Johnston County, would not be possible without the help of the 8-10 volunteers who show up every week to put boxes together and hand out food.
To receive food, people must bring proof they live in Johnston County such as a bill or driver’s license.
Contents of the boxes each week vary, but consist of meat, cheese, produce, bread and sometimes a dessert.
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