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Last day to register for food distribution at Springfield Baptist

Springfield Baptist Church is hosting a food distribution event to help families in need this Saturday, Aug. 17.

The last day to register for the event is Thursday between 11am and 6pm at the Springfield Activity Center located behind the church's worship center at 1877 Iris Drive.

Registration will continue until the allotted amount of food is exhausted prior to distribution set for 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Recipients must be present and show identification when registering.

For more information, contact Springfield Baptist Church at 770-929-1111 or Outreach Director Minister Brian Russell at 770-296-8958 or .

The Resource Center for Community Action will host a mobile food pantry to assist local families in need next Friday, Aug. 23.

The organization will provide free food while quantities last between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. at the Cooperative Extension Building located at 1400 Parker Road. There will also be 10 sets of patio furniture given away during the event.

For more information about the food pantry or to volunteer assist contact The Resource Center for Community Action at 678-288-5433 extension 101.