Feeding the Valley hands out one thousand food boxes

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Dozens of cars took up a whole block on Victory Dr. and Fort Benning Rd. in Columbus as a group of volunteers gave away boxes of food from Feeding the Valley to families in need.

Those handing out the donations are from the local chapter of Mission Continues, a national organization created by military veterans to give back to the community.

"I love that even though all of these folks are retired, that they're still choosing to volunteer and do things for the community, so I wanted to be a part of that," said Alexandria Williams, a volunteer and CSU student.

Volunteers say they prepared enough supplies to feed at least 1,000 people, but hope to help more as donations come in throughout the year.

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