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Fort Worth megachurch donating thousands of meals to North Texans struggling without power, clean water
ByHarshal 20 Feb 2021 09:50 AM 23

Fort Worth megachurch distributing thousands of meals to struggling North Texans who need food and water. Long lines were seen at food bank deliveries this week.

One North Texas megachurch is helping thousands of families get through this power and water crisis.

Gateway Church is working hard to give away thousands of meals over the next few days, including the mother of a newborn, who gave birth three weeks after suffering from COVID-19. This week, she lost power.

North Texans are going through tough times after a once-in-a-generation winter storm.

That’s why Gateway Church’s North Fort Worth location is giving away food and water to thousands of residents who need it during the next few days. About 5,000 meals were prepared Friday night.

Kristie Whitney‘s family of five kids, including a three-week-old son, haven’t seen heat for days and their area is under a water boil advisory. Before her child’s birth, she had COVID-19.

She said, "So you have a pregnancy, COVID, and a snowstorm. It comes in threes, so maybe we’re done from here?"

"Amen. It’s over. In the name of Jesus, it’s done. Amen."

Karen Adamson is grabbing meals for her family because their food spoiled once their fridge and freezer went out.

Gateway Church hopes to hand out 10,000 meals Saturday. It will serve lunch and dinner through Monday.

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