Nonprofits offer holiday free food, services to needy families

Free food banks, soup kitchens and emergency pantries in southwest Riverside County are available to help needy families and individuals during the holidays during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. A number of nonprofit organizations, charities, churches and government programs are offering free food, groceries, personal hygiene items and nutritional support to residents.Many of the distribution centers partner together with government programs, national food banks or local charities allowing them to help the greatest number of families in Riverside County. The number of resources available is extensive.The Valley News has compiled a list of many of these charities, churches and government programs making these offers during the Christmas holidays and beyond.Some of the food pa
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