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Norfolk area churches plan 'flash mob' gas card giveaway for July 23

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Posted at 8:33 PM, Jul 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-07 20:33:46-04

NORFOLK, Va. - With inflation continuing to impact the pockets of people in Hampton Roads, more local churches are looking to provide some relief.

Xodus III Community Development Corporation, CHC (Churches Helping Communities) and Burning Bush Worship Center have reached out to each of the local churches within the 23523 ZIP code area to participate in a "flash mob" gas card giveaway on Saturday, July 23.

Participating churches will give away $20 gift cards.

The giveaway will take place at gas stations located in this 23523 ZIP code area. Below is a map of the area that encompasses:

Norfolk 23523 ZIP code area

This is one of several gas giveaway events that have taken place throughout the Tidewater area in recent months. In April, Grove Church in Portsmouth doubled last year's giveaway by offering $20,000 worth of gas to a long line of grateful drivers, and later that month, the owners of the Malbon Bros. Corner Mart also gave away $5,000 worth of fuel.

Related: Impacts of inflation, rising rates on Hampton Roads families