A weekly food giveaway at New Hope Wesleyan Church geared toward veterans will have double the amount of food to distribute Thursday.

Veterans are invited to pick up food from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at New Hope Wesleyan Church, 2300 Pulaski Road.

The public will be served after 9:30 a.m.

The 700 boxes filled with produce, meat, dairy and cheese are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Future food giveaways will occur at the same place and time on Oct. 22 and Oct. 29.

The event launched on June 11 and has served hundreds of people.

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