Monroe Police Department’s S.A.V.E. Program partners with Local

Monroe Police Department’s S.A.V.E. Program partners with Local Churches and Food Bank of NELA to Distribute Food & Personal Items to Tornado Victims

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 12:00pm

Mayor Jamie Mayo and Interim Monroe Police Chief Reginald Brown are pleased to join
program coordinator Jason Stewart to announce the S.A.V.E. Program of Monroe has partnered
with the Jackson Street Church of Christ, Parkview Drive Church of Christ and the Food Bank
of NELA to distribute FREE food and other items to tornado victims beginning at 12 noon
Tuesday, April 14, in the parking lot of Jackson Street Church of Christ, located at 1103
Jackson Street, Monroe, LA 71202. City of Monroe S.A.V.E. Program personnel and
volunteers from both congregations will wear PPE to promote social distancing as they
participate in the drive-thru distribution of the goods. Some volunteers may deliver packages to
tornado victims. Items distributed will include a food box, water, tarp, personal hygiene items,
and items for children.

Jason Stewart, S.A.V.E. Program Coordinator, says, “Monroe is a community that cares. The
City of Monroe is pleased to work with the leadership of the Jackson Street and Parkview Drive
congregations to provide food, water and personal items to those in need. We are just doing our
part, as are so many others in Monroe and Ouachita Parish. We will get through this by working together.”

About the S.A.V.E. Youth Program of Monroe

The S.A.V.E. Program helps at-risk youth through preventive measures and powerful partnerships with local law enforcement, families, schools, businesses, community- and faith-based organizations. The program currently works with 50 students in the Monroe City School District during the 2020-2021 school year.

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