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Detroit church offering free emergency grocery pick-up, delivery during COVID-19 pandemic

Posted at 4:51 AM, Apr 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-06 04:51:42-04

(WXYZ) — Detroit's Triumph Church is offering emergency groceries and supplies to those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“People are experiencing a wide range of emotions regarding this outbreak--- from anger and anxiety, to fear and sadness,” said Pastor Solomon Kinloch, Jr., senior pastor at Triumph Church. “So it is important that the Church remains a light of positivity – a House of Hope – particularly in times like these trying times.”

The church, located at 2760 East Grand Boulevard, will open its Compassion Center at the East Campus. Groceries and supplies will be offered by drive-up every Monday, Wednesday and Friday over the next 60 days.

On Tuesdays and Thursdays, the church will also offer free groceries delivered by its staff and volunteers.

Unemployed workers, single mothers, senior citizens or those physically disabled can register to receive the pick-up or delivery service here.

The church says groceries will be distributed to qualified registrants on a first-come, first-served basis and limited to one giveaway per household per week.

Additionally, the church says it will use donations to secure laptops or tablets for students affected by the crisis.

“With greater support, Triumph would also like to impact other needs that may arise, such as child care services for medical professionals and first responders, more grief and family counseling, or donating personal protective equipment,” said Anthony Adams, Triumph’s Social Justice Ministry leader.

To make a financial contribution to these initiatives, click here or use the CashApp handle $TriumphDetroit.

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