Sack lunches are being “Packed with Love” in Potts Camp

Northeast MS news Packed with Love
Helping to pack lunches with love are Joy Kimmons (shown at left) and helpers, including Heather Hopkins , Sharon Massey, Marie Sharp, Betty Allen, Shelley Martin, Melissa Skelton, Amy Clark, Julianna Garner, Mary Swinford. Deanna Edwards and daughter Gavie
March 18th, 2020     Community Featured

With schools closed in response to the coronavirus threat across our country, there are many families whose children may not be receiving enough nutritious meals. In Northeast Mississippi, many individuals and organizations are stepping up to the plate to help their friends and neighbors.

Earlier this week, was notified by Ms Joy Kimmons, of Potts Camp, MS that she and her sister, Ursula Trammell, decided they wanted to help. Their family is pitching in to help families in their area who may be struggling financially. Their efforts are not restricted to students.

Northeast MS news Potts Camp Packed with Love

Helping to Pack with Love: (l-r) Londan Harris, Shawn Gorman, Jeremy Dillard, Anthony Tucker, Jayden Dillard, Nancy Dillard, Makyiyha Trammell, Trell Kimmons, Sharon Massey, Xavion Allen, Maya Campbell, Alana Trammell, Joseph Holden

For this week, they and other friends and volunteers, have been supplying, packing and even delivering lunches to those in need. The word was spread throughout Marshall  County through word-of-mouth and on social media.

On Monday, Ms Kimmons said they had 100 customers, but on Tuesday they served 300 people. She told that her group delivered sack lunches to families in Potts Camp, Hickory Flat, Lake Center and other communities on Tuesday.

The word has continued to spread of their “Packed with Love” lunches. The Kimmons family and their many volunteeers will be at the fireworks building in Potts Camp through Friday of this week for come and go pick-ups. Their hours are 12noon to 2:00PM. Arrangements can be made for delivery, if necessary.

Contact:  Joy Kimmons


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