Richardson Church Hosting 'Drive-Thru Food Drive' To Help Families Impacted By Coronavirus Shutdowns

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By NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

With schools closed and more local families feeling the economic and social impact of the coronavirus outbreak, a Richardson church is stepping up to help in the community.​

Canned food, macaroni & cheese, canned fruit, pasta, paper products and diapers can be dropped off Monday, March 16 – Wednesday, March 18 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m, in the drive thru at the church’s main entrance to their atrium and worship center. The drive thru will also be open 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18.

“We are called to be the hands and feet of Jesus to serve our community,” said Richard Covington, The Heights Missions Pastor. “We are also offering grocery delivery to those who can’t get out to pick up their own right now. If you need assistance, or would like to help us in our mission, email us at”

Founded in 1956, the Heights Church is located at 201 W. Renner Road at U.S. 75 (Central Expressway) in Richardson. More information about the church is available at

Missions Pastor Richard Covington talked with KRLD's Chris Sommer.