Recently, the Children Healthy Eating on Weekends (CHEW) Backpack Program of Richlands received the 2017 Duke Energy Citizenship and Service Award. The Rev. Edgar De Jesus, pastor of Richlands UMC, accepted the award on behalf of the volunteers.
The CHEW Backpack Program main hub is the Mission Center (old parsonage) of Richlands UMC. The collection, storage, packing and volunteer works are happen every week at the Richlands UMC Mission Center.
Read the news account at http://www.jdnews.com/news/20170516/a-personal-crusade.