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Free hot chicken dinner with toilet paper offered by church

Rescue and Restore Church are adding additional days of free meals each month to help those in need.

OLYPHANT, Pa. — Folks lined up for a hot meal of fried chicken, rice, vegetables, and dessert at a church in Lackawanna County.

Rescue and Restore Church typically provide a free supper the last Thursday of every month, but due to the pandemic, church leaders are adding additional days.

"We're doing it as take out, so we're setting it up outside. anybody who wants to come, anybody in the community can come and take a hot meal home to eat," said Pastor Jack Munley. "And we're just doing that in the middle of this pandemic, just to be a blessing to the community, that's why we're here."

In addition to the food, free toilet paper was handed out.

Since next Thursday is the last Thursday of the month, another free meal will be provided at the church.

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