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Bethel AME feeding the need

Bethel AME feeding the need


Church participating in community food program amic COVID- 19 crisis Bethel AME Church, located at 2403 E. Barton Ave., in West Memphis, is helping to make sure those in the community without proper access to food are not going without during the global coronavirus pandemic.

Larry M. Banks, Pastor of Bethel AME and director of the meal service plan, said the church is ready to help.

“Monday through Friday, Bethel A.M.E. Church will serve meals for the At-Risk Feeding Program through the Arkansas Department of Human Services,” said Banks. “Meals will be provided to all children up to the age of 18, without charge for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.” Meals will be distributed at the following sites at the times listed:

• Bethel AME Church — 2403 E. Barton Ave., West Memphis, 3 to 4 p.m

• Pre-K 1, Nelson – Jackson-Wonder Elementary School — 2395 S.L. Henry St., West Memphis, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

• Pre-K 2, Nelson – Faulk Elementary School — 908 Vanderbilt Ave., West Memphis, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

• Housing #2 — 4052 S.L.

Henry, Unit 45, West Memphis, 3 to 4 p.m.

• Wedlock Life Center — 201 B.J. Taylor St., Edmonson, 3 to 4 p.m.

For more information, contact Pastor Larry Banks at (870) 394-4023.

The U. S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, political beliefs, or marital status.

Bethel AME Pastor Larry M. Banks

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