Hope For The City holds holiday drive-thru event for Vegas families in need

Nearly $110K raised that will help 3,155 families
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Posted at 4:33 PM, Dec 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-19 01:06:02-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Hope For The City, a local nonprofit organization held a drive-thru food pantry at Central Church in Henderson Friday.

Families in need received food items, enjoy holiday sweets, games and a holiday light show with a visit from Santa Claus.

Representatives say families needed to pre-register for the event but they had more than 500 families on the list that were able to attend.

The nonprofit says it is committed to providing care, relief and critical food needs to the Las Vegas area and beyond.

Volunteers handed out toys, school supplies and more during Friday's event that was started at 5 p.m.

Hope For The City reports it has supplied more than nine million pounds of food to 748,769 individuals and 174,362 households, medical personnel, first responders and members of the senior community throughout the pandemic. Additionally, they have created more than 375 pop-up government-approved food banks to help with the ongoing food needs throughout the valley.

Several donations also came through from local businesses totaling nearly $110,000 that the organization said will go to help 3,155 families in Las Vegas.

Spread the Word makes donation to Hope For The City

Hope For The City representatives thanked everyone who took part in Friday's event while being able to help local families during the ongoing pandemic, over the holidays and more.