The 5th annual Meet the Need event was held Saturday in Corcoran. Members of the both the Corcoran Police Department and Kings County Fire Department set up a canned food drive in front of Cost less Foods Saturday morning. And that evening the event continued at Harvest Community Baptist Church where a taco contest was held and food baskets and coats were given to needy families.
One recipient of the food basket who asked to remain anonymous said she was grateful for the help.
“I need it especially at this time of the year and it helps out my family a lot,” she said.
Organizations, businesses and people involved in the event include:
–Corcoran Police Department/POA.
–Kings County Fire Department.
–Church of Light.
–Corcoran Lighthouse Church.
–Harvest Baptist Church.
–Assemblyman Rudy Salas.
–Kings County Supervisor District 2 Richard Valle.
–Corcoran City Council representatives Mayor Sid Palmerin and Vice Mayor Pat Nolen.
–St. Paul Baptist Church.
–KCOA Food program volunteers.
–La Puerta Abierta Church.
–Corcoran Lions Club.
–Cost Less Food Company.
–Freewill Baptist Church.