Food pantry delivers healthy options

Helping Hands of Kilgore is helping locals make healthy food choices with the public pantry’s monthly Produce Drops.

The food pantry teams up with the East Texas Food Bank to distribute fresh fruit and vegetables to the community once a month and the event draws dozens to the charity at 201 S. Martin St. The Produce Drops have been a regular occurrence at Helping Hands for nearly four years, said Executive Director Ursula Plaisance, and Monday’s drop was well-attended.

“Yesterday there were about 90 (people),” Plaisance said. “The cold kind of deters some but that’s still a good turnout.”
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