CityServe Nonprofit to Play an Essential Role in USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program: 347,000 Food Boxes to be Delivered Monthly Across the Nation

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --A CityServe-resourced churches, also known as PODs (point of distribution), will receive their first deliveries the week of May 18th and begin taking the food boxes through the last milea??to the homes and on the tables of hungry families."There is so much more than food given away when the local church gets involved. It's a network of caring people," says Karl Hargestam, CityServe Executive Director. "We are excited to assist and facilitate the last mile from farmer to family, across the country."CityServe Supply Chain:
USDA-approved suppliers will deliver food boxes to warehouse distribution centers known as HUBs. HUBs then receive, store, and distribute food boxes to PODs. CityServe PODs hand out food boxes to the most vulnerable in their neighborhoods.Monthly POD distribution by region and volume include the following: Oklahoma PODs (130,000/mo), Arkansas PODs (70,000/mo), Texas PODs (60,000/mo), California PODs (15,000/mo), Southern Border PODs (72,000/mo).CityServe, in partnership with World Vision USA, is facilitating the Faith-Based Coalition for Farmers to Families which also includes Convoy of Hope, Operation Blessing, Citygate Network, The Dream Center Network, Teen Challenge, Mercy Chefs, God's Pit Crew, Victory Churches, and other faith-based organizations. Most recently, suppliers have committed over 500,000 food boxes a month to the coalition. CityServe PODs will receive 347,000 of them monthly.
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