The food truck, California Smothered Burritos, and First Baptist Church fed federal employees who have gone weeks without pay due to the partial government shutdown.
In response to the government shutdown, the Chattanooga Area Food Bank and other local nonprofits hosted a leadership summit at the Camp House downtown on Thursday.
Friday will mark the 35th day since the government shutdown began and a second missed payday for federal workers.
It's been more than two weeks since a plane crashed in Chickamauga Lake, and family members are still waiting for answers about why it crashed.
Neither President Trump's proposal nor a Democratic measure to reopen the government cleared the 60-vote hurdle needed to advance to a final vote.
Thursday, the Senate is scheduled to hold votes for competing proposals to fund the government through Feb. 8, but neither measure is expected to pass.
The Senate is scheduled to vote Thursday on two competing plans to end the ongoing shutdown. One includes funding for a border wall, the other does not. NBC's Tracie Potts reports.
A spokesperson for the TDOT tells Channel 3, all of its projects are funded right now, but the longer the shutdown continues there is a bigger chance projects will be delayed.
According to NetCraft, an internet services company, over 80 government websites have expired security certificates. This means those websites are not secure or they're inaccessible.
The shutdown is poised to become the longest in history if it surpasses 21 days in length, and federal employees will miss a paycheck Friday if so.
The Food and Drug Administration said it's working to bring back about 150 employees to inspect riskier foods such as cheese, infant formula and produce.
In the briefing with reporters, Vice President Mike Pence said that Trump directed OMB to lessen the impact of the shutdown on everyday Americans.
Some of the West's iconic national parks are beginning to partially close as they deal with overflowing restrooms and vandals on the 10th day of a federal government shutdown.