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By Sentinel News Wire
Published April 14, 2020

Los Angeles -88th Street Temple Church Of God In Christ (COGIC) is identified as an emergency food distribution site to serve residents who are in need of fresh food in South L. A.!

This emergency food distribution event is in partnership with Coronavirus Community Response System of South L.A. (CRSSLA), and community partner Community Build, Inc. (CBI) who are uniting to serve many this Tuesday! Also, this partnership shall distribute a portion of the food bags to other local community based organization groups that shall be in attendance as well.

Uniting in service and responding to the crisis caused by the Coronvirus-19 pandemic, this free event shall bring hope and fresh food to many including children, low-income families, seniors and those who are homeless and social distancing shall be in place. Superintendent Anthony L. Williams, Senior Pastor of 88th Street Temple COGIC and Mr. Robert Suasedo, CEO of Community Build, Inc. (CBI) are at the forefront, leading this emergency feeding program. Working together with volunteers, these passionate and committed community leaders continue to work tirelessly, to ensure that the needs of our community are being met. We expect to give out 160,000 pounds of food, including fresh fruit, fresh vegetables, pasta, beans, rice and much more to keep community members healthy!

WHAT: DATE: Free emergency food distribution program! Tuesday, April 14, 2020


LOCATION: 8825 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90044 (PARKING LOT – 88th Street Temple COGIC)

TIME: 1:00 AM until all food is given out. Media coverage can be anytime during the day.


WHY: Superintendent Anthony L. Williams, Senior Pastor, of 88th Street Temple COGIC, is aware that many people are having anxiety, feeling depressed and hopeless during this unprecedented pandemic. Furthermore, Mr. Robert Sausedo believes that it is imperative that community based organizations take immediate action in service to help bring high quality fresh food and produce into an area within Los Angeles County this is historically under-served.

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