Farm Share to host free food distribution ahead of Thanksgiving festivities

A volunteer loads food into a car at a Farm Share distribution in Jacksonville. (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Thanksgiving is next week and Farm Share wants to make sure that no family goes without a meal during this holiday season.

Farm Share, the state’s largest food bank, will host a free food distribution to food-insecure Floridians in the Jacksonville area on Saturday.

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The nonprofit will be distributing fresh produce and non-perishable canned goods to the community.

It’s important to note that distributions are drive-thru only and attendees must arrive in a vehicle with a trunk or cargo bed. According to the organization, this is to ensure everyone’s safety.

Event Details

What: Thanksgiving free food distribution

When: Nov. 18 from 8:30 a.m. until supplies last

Where: 101 W State St, Jacksonville, FL 32202

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