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MLGW hosts mobile food pantry Thursday, June 24
June 16, 2021

New Location - McFarland Community Center

Memphis Light, Gas and Water is hosting its sixth Mobile Food Pantry drive at a new location – the McFarland Community Center in Southeast Memphis. Food will be distributed starting at 10 a.m. on June 24. The food is donated in partnership with the Mid-South Food Bank to help families affected by COVID-19.

When: Thursday, June 24, 2021

Where: 4955 Cottonwood Rd., Memphis, TN 38118

Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Directions: Families picking up food should enter the west entrance off Perkins Road and exit on the east side. MLGW security will be onsite to direct traffic.



  • All household representatives must show a valid ID that includes their address or a document, such as a utility bill, with their address.
  • No more than two households per vehicle are allowed.
  • Recipients will be asked to complete a form.
  • To protect the health and safety of all involved, clients are asked to stay in their vehicles while volunteers load vehicles with food.

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