Thousands in South Jersey have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and thousands in our area are getting help from food banks for the first time.

Atlantic City has food distributions set for those in need from Atlantic County and Atlantic City this week according to the Press of Atlantic City.

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The first food distribution site will be held this Thursday starting at 10 am at Bader Field in  Atlantic City. The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority has teamed up with Community Food Bank and will be hosting this drive-up event for Atlantic City residents and employees of Bally's and Ceasars.

You must register first at the Community Food Bank website and it would be a good idea to get there early since food will only be available while supplies last and on a first come, first serve basis for those in need.

Another food distribution is schedule for this Wednesday from 12:30 to 3:30 PM in conjunction with the The Fellowships of Churches of the Atlantic City & Vicinity. The distribution will be held at the Atlantic Cape Community College located at the corner of Kentucky and Baltic Avenues. Get there early since food will be handed out while supplies last and on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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