Local charity uses food to connect residents with Clay County first responders
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LOCAL CHARITY USES FOOD TO CONNECT RESIDENTS WITH
CLAY COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS
WHAT: First Responders, those among the first to arrive and provide assistance at the scene of an emergency, will be responding to food insecure households on Saturday, March 3rd from 9AM – Noon. This distribution is part of a program created by Farm Share, a Florida-based nonprofit food organization, to provide food to those in need through local distributions with a myriad of community partners.
Starting at 9AM., Farm Share will provide free food to local residents in need. First Responders will be on hand to assist participants by greeting, bagging and handing out approximately 30,000 pounds of food supplements, proteins, produce, boxed meals, and other assorted healthy food items to an anticipated 500 food insecure households.
WHERE: Centerpoint Baptist Church
1650 Blanding Blvd., Middleburg, FL 32068
WHEN: Saturday, March 3rd, 2018
9AM – Noon
CONTACT: Gussie Flynn
Farm Share Director of Communications & Marketing
Locally: Gerald Sweatt, Farm Share – Jacksonville, 850.743.8929
Centerpoint Baptist Church – Rev. Fulenwinder – Middleburg, 904.291.1880
About Farm Share: Farm Share has played a major role in assisting Floridians after Hurricane Irma’s destruction, distributing nearly 2 million pounds of free food and supplies throughout Florida and the Keys. Over the 27 years that Farm Share has grown, it has partnered with farmers to distribute excess food to Floridians, and has engaged law enforcement agencies, local, state and federal politicians, and other public figures to get the word out and help distribute.