Chris Cook gets a free $25 food card and a hug from volunteer Lannette Burke during the sixth annual "Fuel for the Soul Plus" event that began at noon Friday at the New Beginnings Community Church on Stillwell Road in Mint Hill. The church give away $25 gas cards and $25 grocery cards. The first 150 drivers got one of the cards. The church said there will also be a drawing for a $500 grocery card. The event has become so popular that some people line up as early as 6 a.m. to get a free card.
Chris Cook gets a free $25 food card and a hug from volunteer Lannette Burke during the sixth annual "Fuel for the Soul Plus" event that began at noon Friday at the New Beginnings Community Church on Stillwell Road in Mint Hill. The church give away $25 gas cards and $25 grocery cards. The first 150 drivers got one of the cards. The church said there will also be a drawing for a $500 grocery card. The event has become so popular that some people line up as early as 6 a.m. to get a free card. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
Chris Cook gets a free $25 food card and a hug from volunteer Lannette Burke during the sixth annual "Fuel for the Soul Plus" event that began at noon Friday at the New Beginnings Community Church on Stillwell Road in Mint Hill. The church give away $25 gas cards and $25 grocery cards. The first 150 drivers got one of the cards. The church said there will also be a drawing for a $500 grocery card. The event has become so popular that some people line up as early as 6 a.m. to get a free card. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com

Fuel for the soul — and car

April 14, 2017 04:29 PM