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Published: Monday, 07 March 2011 18:00
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fruitbasketMeeting the Needs of Those in Need

The following organization may be helpful to individuals with disabilities or families in the Memphis, TN area who are in need of grocery assistance: With a mission to meet the needs of the hungry, homeless and displaced citizens of Memphis, FirstWorks provides food and hygiene items for those in need. Through FirstWorks' food pantry, clients receive a week's supply of food which generally includes:

In addition to food assistance, clients also receive hygiene bags that include toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, feminine products and various other items that may be needed. FirstWorks Food Pantry is open to clients Tuesday through Friday from 10am until 1pm and is located at the corner of Highland and Summer Avenue. The Food Pantry is stocked by donations from the Memphis community, downtown churches and other faith-based organizations. As needed, the food pantry is also stocked with purchases from the Memphis Food Bank. For more information about FirstWorks or to receive food assistance, call (901) 274-8412.

FirstWorks, Inc
3476 Summer Avenue
Memphis, TN 38122

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