Charity plans emergency food bag distribution for federal workers

Charity plans emergency food bag distribution for federal workers
(Source: KFDA)

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Hawaii Foodbank will distribute emergency food bags to federal workers in the islands affected by the ongoing government shutdown.

Food donations will be distributed from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the U.S. Coast Guard Exchange.

Base access is required to access the facility.

A second food distribution is set for Tuesday at the Seafarers Union Hall on Kalihi Street. The distribution is set to start at 1 p.m.

The food bank said it is seeing increased need in the islands as the government shutdown enters its fifth week.

For more information on how to get food assistance, click here.

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