The Salvation Army Casper Corps adjusts to social distancing

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CASPER, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - Usually families come inside The Salvation Army Casper Corps to grocery shop, to make sure everyone stays healthy, they are providing food a little differently.

A Salvation Army Casper Corps volunteer puts a food box into a person's car, part of its new protocol.

Starting this week, you sign up, drive up and a volunteer will bring your food box to your car. The meals will last at least a week and cleaning supplies are also provided.

"The Salvation Army does this all of the time. We do it two days a week, we provide food but recently with this crisis, we've had to do things in some different ways and people are in much more need right now. If we have to do this for the next month, we'll do it for the next month, if we have to do it for the next year, we'll do it for the next year, whatever it takes to help people in need," said The Salvation Army Casper Corps Major Trish Simeroth.

Simeroth said the families need these meals now, more than ever.

"We're really trying to provide hope here. This is a challenging time, and people are disheartened and we want to encourage them that there are people around this community that are helping," said Simeroth.

Though only having 10 volunteers at a time can be challenging, everyone has one goal: to help those less fortunate.

"We're prepared for it, we trained for it, we do what we can do when people need help," said The Salvation Army Casper Corps advisory board member Ron Skurok.

Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies and grocery rescue programs help make the meals possible.

The Salvation Army Casper Corps will be providing meals Tuesday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more information or if you are in need, you can call (307) 234-2002.