Georgia’s New Birth Missionary Baptist Church is celebrating helping citizens during the plandemic and those struggling with ongoing inflation.
An Atlanta news agency reported Tuesday that the church reached its goal recently of serving free food to its one millionth person since the coronavirus pandemic began.
In a social media post on Saturday, the church shared a photo of members distributing the food and invited the community to join them for the big day.
Followers expressed their joy over the news, one person writing. It’s truly a blessing to serve the community in such critical ways.
Meanwhile, a 69-year-old woman from DeKalb County named Priscilla Ward was shocked to learn she was to receive the church’s huge blessing that came with confetti, household appliances, and a check for $1,000.
According to officials In early 2020 when its leaders saw the community needed help, New Birth opened a food pantry called the King’s Table that eventually grew to host weekly food giveaways for masses of people every Saturday.