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Feed the Hungry gives back on MLK Day of Service

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Members of Savannah Feed the Hungry gave back on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service.

On Monday, members gave out hot meals and provided live entertainment, health screenings, haircuts and more.

Organizers said hundreds of people came to the event and said they are just happy to be able to give back to those in need in the area.

"Today, people want to give back," said Savannah Feed the Hungry CEO Rev. Carl Gillard. "We call it a day on instead of a day off. It is always going to be a day on when you have people that are homeless. People are desolate. It has been four years since the recession. It seems we are going back into a depression, and we want to lift them up and give them a helping hand.

Rev. Gillard knew Bernice King, the brother of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., so he says this day is especially emotional for him.

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