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Local organizations distribute food to families in need

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MIAMI (WSVN) -- It was a day full of charity and good fortune for about a thousand South Florida families, Friday.

Farm Share along with Miami-Dade County, Inner City Ministry and Access Wireless teamed up to distribute food to those in need. "Makes me feel wonderful, makes me feel blessed," said Fern Morrobel, who attended the event.

The families gathered at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church in Miami where they received fresh produce, frozen meats and other nutritious food. "I have bread. I have milk. I have juice. I have squash," said one recipient.

Cathy Kelly, who also attended the event said, "Oh, I got good stuff in that basket. Thank God I have something for today."

Sylvester James, with Inner City Ministry, said the aim of the food giveaway is to serve those in need. "My God, it feels lovely, I tell ya'. It feels very good, outstanding," said James.

Last year, Farm Share provided more than $40 million in food to over one million Florida families in poverty.

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