Continuing its fifth season of providing food for the area's needy families and individuals, Holy Spirit Lutheran Church in Grand Blanc is hosting a free food distribution this Saturday.

Each month this summer, HSLC is purchasing thousands of pounds of food from the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, and distribute it on a first-come, first-served basis. The next food distribution is this Saturday, August 6th from 10 a.m. to noon. Please tell anyone you know who may benefit from this service that they are welcome. No proof of income or need is required, recipients need only bring a driver's license, or photo ID.

Staples of canned goods and boxed foods, and even a limited number of fresh and frozen items will be given away. Last year, HSLC and volunteers from area churches and community organizations handed out food to more than 6,000 people in our area. Church leaders hope to help even more needy families this year.

Additional food distribution dates are set for Saturdays, September 10th and Saturday, October 1st. Each is slated for 10 a.m. to noon. Holy Spirit is located at 7234 Fenton Rd., in Grand Blanc. (Fenton Rd., just north of Grand Blanc Rd.)

Volunteers are welcome, but please make arrangements in advance through their website or Facebook page.