COVID-19: Religious Body, others sets to feed 5,000 people in America
Religious body and community groups in San Francisco, United States of America has begun the distribution of foods to Americans who were hard hit by the economic impact of COVID-19.
Hundreds of residents gathered in the city of Daly parking lot, California to benefit from the meals distribution.
The donated foods include turkeys, trimmings and vegetables. Apart from consumable foods, they are also sharing gift cards amd other materials for people in need.
The event which is tagged “feeding 5000” after the biblical story of Jesus feeding 5,000 people, said Rev. Joseph Bryant of the San Francisco African American Faith-Based Coalition.
“We are a city that is of great wealth and resources and that there are many, many people here who do not have the necessary means to make ends meet,” says Jean Cooper of Glide SF when asked why the food and material donation is happening in San Francisco, California.
The United States of America is one of the worst-hit countries by COVID-19 in the whole world in 2020 with lockdown in some states for months. Millions of Americans contract the deadly coronavirus while others lost their jobs due to the negative impact of the virus.