Over 10,000 pounds of food collected for flood relief - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Over 10,000 pounds of food collected for flood relief

(Source: Shirlene Hecht) (Source: Shirlene Hecht)
CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

Nearly 10, 970 pounds of food has been collected for flood victims.

According to Karen Green, chief executive officer at the Southeast Missouri Food Bank, 3,750 pounds were collected from the Walmart in Jackson; the Walmart Supercenter in Cape Girardeau and the Sam's Club and Schnucks in Cape Girardeau.

Sams Club donated 600 pounds, Walmart in Dexter donated 4940 pounds, there were 1218 pounds collected from Poplar Bluff and 120 pounds from Kennett. The Walmart in Sikeston Walmart collected 357 pounds of food. All together that is 7235 pounds of food.

Green said this equals more than 7300 meals for the flood victims.

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