YMCA is more than gym-and-swim when kids need lunch

By Updated: May 11, 2020 11:55 AM CT | Published: May 10, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Latosha Earl picks up several meals provided by the YMCA at Christ Missionary Baptist Church in South Memphis on Thursday, May 7. The YMCA's emergency food distribution program has been distributing thousands of meals a day to Memphians in need.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Latosha Earl picks up several meals provided by the YMCA at Christ Missionary Baptist Church in South Memphis on Thursday, May 7. The YMCA's emergency food distribution program has been distributing thousands of meals a day to Memphians in need. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

The YMCA’s community meal plan is now running seven days a week. A week ago Friday, it fed 18,000 people in one day.

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Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.


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