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Posted: September 14, 2018

Kansas City charity sending pork, smokers to Carolinas 

More than 3,000 pounds of pork and five large barbecue smokers are headed to the Carolinas to help feed people stranded by Hurricane Florence.
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More than 3,000 pounds of pork and five large barbecue smokers are headed to the Carolinas to help feed people stranded by Hurricane Florence.

By Bob D’Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

As Hurricane Florence prepares to slam the Carolina coast, a charity in Kansas City is preparing to deliver hot meals to residents after the storm passes through, KMBC reported.

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Operation BBQ Relief has loaded a flatbed truck with five large smokers, the television station reported. Its destination is Charleston, South Carolina, where members of Operation BBQ Relief will set up a staging area.

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The charity is also sending a box truck full of supplies, KMBC reported.

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Operation BBQ Relief also received 3,000 pounds of pork to cook for people in need.

People interested in helping Operation BBQ Relief’s efforts can visit the charity’s website.


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