Several area catholic churches are teaming up to distribute food to those still being impacted by the August 10 derecho.
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Dubuque and Metro Catholic Outreach partnered with Cedar Rapids Metro Area Catholic Churches to distribute food. KCRG-TV 9 reports they are giving out 12 thousand 500 boxes of fresh produce and frozen meat over a 3 day period.
They started handing out food on Saturday and Sunday. The giveaway was open to everyone regardless of income or residency.
There will be another food giveaway Monday at St. Jude Catholic Church from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.