Granville County’s Human Relations Commission made a $500 donation to Area Congregations in Ministry (ACIM) last week to help meet the needs of residents with food insecurities. The donation followed the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration, held “virtually” this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Human Relations Commission was established to encourage understanding and good will between all citizens regardless of race, sex, religion, creed, nationality, or economic status, and to promote the general welfare of the community. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast is one of several annual events hosted by the Commission, with canned goods collected at the door each year for the local food pantry.
“Since were not able to collect food in our usual way, we were proud to support ACIM financially,” said Rev. John Gooch, Chairman of the Human Relations Commission. “Their work is so important in making sure our residents have the food they need, especially during challenging times like these.”
Pictured is Patrice Wilkerson of the Human Relations Commission, ACIM Director Sue HInman and Rev. John Gooch, Chairman of the HRC.
ACIM is located at 634 Roxboro Road in Oxford.