The J.M. Tull-Gwinnett Family YMCA recently partnered with the Latin American Association to provide meals for families in need.
On Feb. 27, volunteers packed about 14,000 pounds of food for 463 families. Items received by each family included two food bags, one large fresh produce box along with diapers and wipes as needed. Additional partners assisting the YMCA were Helping Mama’s, Gwinnett County government, Amerigroup, Wellcare, Caresource, Medlink, Peach State Health Plan and Diaz Foods.
According to a press release, since March of 2020, the YMCA of Metro Atlanta has provided 598,877 meals to those in need throughout metro area.