5 giveaways in 4 days: Farm Share hands out food for families needing hand up
PALATKA, Fla. – Farm Share will hold a handful of food distributions in Northeast Florida this week. Since March 2020, Farm Share said it has held thousands of food distribution statewide and distributed nearly 90 million meals related to its Covid-19 relief efforts. “It’s scary how consistent this has all been,” said Matthew Gallen, Facility Manager of Farm Share of Jacksonville. “We’ve waited for it to slow up and it’s just not happening.”At each food distribution, people receive fresh produce and non-perishables to get them through several days. The food distributions are drive-thru only to reduce contact amid the pandemic.
Farm Share food distribution event in Duval County on Saturday
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Farm Share and volunteers are coming together to provide food to those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The distribution will be held on Saturday, August 22, from 8 a.m. until supplies last at St. Patrick Catholic Church (601 Airport Center Dr. E, Jacksonville, FL 32218). Attendees must arrive in a vehicle with a trunk or cargo bed. Here is what attendees can expect to receive:Fresh produceNon-perishables canned goodsCanned proteinsWaterSpecial Guests: City Council member, Al Ferraro, City Council member, Terrance Freeman, City Council member, Dr. Rakiya Faulkner, MD, Joel Davis, Retired MLB, City Council member. Reggie Gaffney, City Council member, Ju’Coby Pittman, and Roy Miller, Retired NLF