Star Gospel Mission to distribute grocery gift cards

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - As the holiday season opens with Thanksgiving Thursday, Star Gospel Mission will give away 1,000 grocery gift cards to those who need a little help at this time of year.

The mission will hand out the $50 cards on Monday, November 29 starting at 7:30 a.m.  According to the Reverend William Christian, the mission's Executive Director, people usually begin lining up Sunday night for the annual giveaway.

The cards may be used to purchase food items only.  Those interested in getting a card need to be at least 18-years-old and bring a photo ID and a Social Security card in order to obtain a grocery card.  Star Gospel Mission is located at 474 Meeting Street.

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