How Immokalee-based Mision Peniel has had to adapt amid COVID-19 regulations

When the coronavirus threatened the economic well-being and health of the immigrant farmworkers in Florida's agricultural hub in Collier County, faith-based organizations that could no longer serve free hot meals pivoted to a weekly distribution of donated food and homemade masks. Immokalee's Mision Peniel and area churches served an average of 400 people per week since the early days of the outbreak, focusing on financially struggling families, with bags of vegetables, meat, and other staples.

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