Mo. ambulance service launches initiative to support food pantries

By:  Laura French / EMS1

The #8KinMay campaign seeks to encourage community members to match paramedics’ $4,000 donation to help feed those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

ST. PETERS, Mo. — A Missouri ambulance service has launched a campaign to help feed community members affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

St. Charles County Ambulance District (SCCAD) said in a statement that layoffs, furloughs and reductions in work hours have led to increased requests for nutrition assistant at food pantries across the nation, including those served by St. Louis-based Operation Food Search (OFS).

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