Greensboro’s Meals Assist Program is offering meals packing containers for federal workers affected by the closure

The Out of the Garden project hosted a special fresh market on Wednesday afternoon to provide food boxes to federal employees affected by the partial government shutdown or who have recently lost their jobs. The fresh market started in 2012 and supplies families in need with fresh meat, vegetables, fruits and vegetables, bread and other items. A retired federal police officer who is also a volunteer suggested doing something for the people affected by the closure at some point. That is why my wife and I started the garden project and I hope that people will come and get what is on offer, ”said Don Milholin, President of the Out of the Garden project. The program also offers other weekly programs aimed at combating hunger in childhood. “Those cans of food or a banana, we call it a piece of hope. One of our sayings is. ‘Food and hope for every child’ because for some children that may be the only thing they get today, but if they have a little hope then there might be more hope, ”Milholin said on 7,000-10,000 pounds of food today. The organization is unsure how the shutdown will affect their work. The Out of the Garden Project received 15 percent of its donations from federal agencies. The staff said nothing about his operations had changed for this month or the next.

The Out of the Garden project hosted a special fresh food market on Wednesday afternoon to provide food boxes to federal employees affected by the partial government shutdown or those who have recently lost their jobs.

The Fresh Food Market started in 2012 and supplies families in need with fresh meat, vegetables, fruit and vegetables, bread and other items.

A retired federal police officer who is also a volunteer suggested doing something for those affected by the shutdown.

“I hope people are ready to come out because we all need a hand every now and then. That is why my wife and I started the garden project and I hope that people will come out and take what is on offer, ”said Don Milholin, President of the Out of the Garden project.

The program also offers other programs on a weekly basis with the aim of combating hunger in children.

“Those cans of food or a banana, we call it a piece of hope. One of our sayings is. “Food and hope for every child,” because for some children that may be the only thing they get today, but if they have a little hope there could be more hope, ”said Milholin.

The staff estimate there will be 7,000-10,000 pounds of food today.

The organization is unsure how the shutdown will affect their work. The Out of the Garden Project received 15 percent of its donations from federal agencies. The staff said nothing about his operations had changed for this month or the next.

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