Feeding the Valley accepting food donations until Aug. 13

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Feeding The Valley is in need of donations in order to continue feeding local children. Summer is almost over, and they are preparing now to feed the needs of hungry children during the upcoming school year.

During the summer they distribute 1,200 meals per day to needy children, and when school is back in session that number rises.

"When we think about food banking, we think in terms of millions of pounds of food - we just finished this year by distributing six million pounds of food, but in reality, that means that six million pounds of food will get down to one family or one child that's going to get a meal because people have given," says Babbs Douglas, Executive Director.

There is still time to donate.

Until August 13 you can donate at any Winn Dixie store and every dollar will go directly to feeding local children.

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