NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country music star Brad Paisley is helping to make sure that seniors get the food they need amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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According to the Tennessean, Paisley took to Instagram on Tuesday to announce that his Nashville, Tennessee-based free grocery store, simply called The Store, “is mobilizing delivery of a week’s groceries to our elderly neighbors in Edgehill and Berry Hill on Wednesdays/Thursdays.”
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The Store also will remain open from 1 to 7 p.m. local time Thursdays and Fridays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. local time on Saturdays, Paisley said.
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So, in light of changing times, @thestore_nashville is mobilizing delivery of a week’s groceries to our elderly neighbors in Edgehill and Berry Hill on Wednesday’s/Thursdays. If anyone needs to be included on this list, we urge them to contact firstname.lastname@example.org Also We will continue to operate regular hours 1-7 Th/F 11-5 Sat for walk ins but please bring ID and either proof of income, proof of residence, or statement of unemployment for our recently unemployed neighbors. #nashvillestrong
Paisley and his wife, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, partnered with Belmont University to launch the volunteer-run, supermarket-style food bank this month, according to People magazine.
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“In doing their own shopping, our guests not only have a sense of dignity, but also a higher satisfaction with the food they are able to choose,” The Store’s website says.
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