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NORTON, Va. (WYMT/Bristol Herald Courier) - 400 Virginia families will receive boxes of food Wednesday thanks to an effort between Feed The Children and Speedway Childrens Charities.
Organizers told the Bristol Herald Courier it is all part of a nationwide effort to help families in need.
Feed The Children teamed up with the Norton Lions Club to pre-identify the families who will each receive a 25-pound box of food and personal care items.
The items are designed to help a family of four for one week.
The distribution will be at two Wednesday afternoon at the Lions Club.