God’s Pantry helping restock refrigerators after power outage

God's Pantry Food Bank

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- God’s Pantry and Lexington plan to help people restock their refrigerator after the power outage from Friday’s storms.

“Filling up a refrigerator is expensive,” Mayor Jim Gray said in a news release. “Thanks to God’s Pantry Food Bank for helping us help those who can’t afford to replace the basics.”

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You can pick up fresh fruits and vegetables, bread, and snacks starting 10 a.m. Monday, July 23.

The food will be available at:

-Valley Park, 2077 Cambridge Drive

-Woodhill Community Center Parking Lot, 422 Cordell Drive

-Douglass Park, Oteria O’Rear Community Center, 726 Georgetown St.

“Thanks to God’s Pantry and all of the volunteers,” Gray said. “Lexington citizens are always ready to roll up their sleeves and help others. That’s what makes our city a great place to live.”


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