Boots on the Ground as Local Organizations Distribute Food at New Creation Church


Contributing Writer Brian Goodin
Photos Brian Goodin

Feeding people has a way of making them feel good and it seems to have the same effect on those doing the deed of serving. That’s what happened again and again in the front parking lot at New Creation Church of San Diego located 3115 Altadena Ave this past Friday, August 28. A very fruitful distribution of a much needed supply of groceries along with PPE masks to protect from the spread of COVID-19 was distributed to community members in need.

It was first come first served action taking place from noon until 2:00pm in an atmosphere of safe social distancing and etiquette as those interested in receiving food lined up in their cars. There was a small army of volunteers making sure items like fruit, vegetables, grains and so much more reached those in need.

Seeing events like this take place in Southeastern San Diego often catches the attention of the Voice & Viewpoint and we proudly illuminate the effective efforts of all involved humbly giving their time to support the community during these challenging times.

Organizer Carleton Overstreet Jr., along with sponsors from Van Den Boom & Associates, hosted by SD Hip Hop 5K, Friends For Friends Foundation and New Creation Church of San Diego, came together as part of a five month effort to fulfill the needs of those affected by COVID-19.

David Smith, CEO, with Friends For Friends Foundation had this to say, “We are always looking for ways to help and give back to our community.” Many are grateful for the support in their time of need.

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