Feed Evansville Receives Massive Donation of Potatoes

The organization now has 4,000 lbs. of potatoes stored at a local warehouse.

Posted: Sep 16, 2021 10:44 PM
Updated: Sep 17, 2021 8:09 AM

Feed Evansville received a massive donation of potatoes on Thursday.

The organization now has 4,000 lbs. of potatoes stored at a warehouse.

According to Feed Evansville Chair Lisa Vaughan, most of the large totes will be dropped off at food pantries in the area.

But a portion of the supply will be handed out this Saturday.

Those who are struggling to make ends meet can pick up a sack at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Downtown Evansville.

The handout will happen from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. during the Community Resource Fair.

The potatoes were donated by JMR Farms, Inc out of Knox County.

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