Saturday 24 Jun 2017

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Mount Olive Donates To Food Pantry (PHOTO GALLERY)

It came as a total surprise to 13-year old Mackenzie Hinson, the director of the Make A Difference Food Pantry in Grantham. She was given a call from Mount Olive Police Chief Tommy Brown asking her to come to the Mount Olive Police Department Thursday. Not knowing what was going on, Hinson and her mother along with two of her volunteers, Saylor Johnson and London Johnson, walked into the courtroom to find employees from the Mount Olive Police Department, members of the Mount Olive Fire Department along with the Town of Mount Olive employees waiting to present her several gifts.  The Mount Olive Police and Fire Department and employees of the town had purchased a brand new generator for her to use in her food trailer, and a brand new gas stove that was donated by Bobby Denning Furniture. The Make A Difference Food Pantry currently serve 4,000 individuals per month. After Hurricane Matthew struck the area, Hinson stepped in and provided meals to over 8,000 individuals.

3 Comments

  1. gettin tired says:

    This is such a special person. She will surely go places in the future. What an inspiration to others.

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    • You says:

      Yea she is. Lord knows if she gave away food in the city instead of Grantham, you ppl we be up here b****ing

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      • gettin tired says:

        really, what a smart a– comment. The people in the city seems to always get first come first serve……just like when the last hurricane came, pizza trucks were all up in the city, knowing that the county residents in the Grantham area, Seven Springs and other areas in the county needed help too. The city isn’t the only ones needing help.

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