by MUST Ministries
While thousands of people race off to the beach or the mountains for July 4th week, area children are still racing to the MUST vans to pick up their daily lunches.
“The problem is when people go on vacation, we receive fewer donated lunches, but we have the same number of hungry children,” according to Paula Rigsby, Seasonal Coordinator for MUST Ministries. MUST is now serving 3,700 children a day in six counties and desperately needs people to donate lunches during the holiday week.
The children we serve don’t go on vacation, she explained, but the people who help us provide meals do. That situation creates a shortage of food that must be made up because the food has been promised to these children.
There are several ways to help. Bring sandwiches and lunch items now and MUST can store them for use