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Second Harvest, Seminole Manor Neighborhood team up for food distribution

Part of Granny Elliot's Food Pantry
Posted at 5:46 PM, Aug 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-05 17:46:05-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Seminole Manor Neighborhood Association and Second Harvest of the Big Bend stepped up to feed people Wednesday.

Hundreds of meals were given out at Square Mug Cafe in Railroad Square.

The food distribution was a part of the neighborhood's Granny Elliot's Food Pantry.

Before COVID-19 hit, the food bank was able to hand-out more than 1,000 meals monthly but the pandemic brought that number down to 400 meals a month.

Wednesday's partnership with Second Harvest was a big help to the community.

"To be able to have a place to go to get things they need and food to have during the pandemic and outside of the pandemic," said Yolanda Franklin, one of the volunteers. "In a place where they feel safe and trusted. It's so significant because it symbolizes the history of Tallahassee, Florida."

Granny Elliot's Food Pantry is now by appointment only. Anyone looking for help can call 904-945-6011 to set up some time to grab food.