MARION COUNTY –Hundreds of Marion County families will benefit from a Farm Share fresh food giveaway next week in Fort McCoy.
Thanks to a partnership between the Public Education Foundation of Marion County, T-Mobile, and Farm Share, drive-thru distribution will be the method for handing out a truckload of farm-fresh produce and other food products along with summer fun packs for children.
On Wednesday, June 17, families are welcome to come to Fort McCoy School located at 16160 NE County Road 315 in Fort McCoy from 10AM-1PM. All food is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This distribution can serve up to 500 families.
Community volunteers, including Foundation board members, will place food items into vehicles to maintain safe social distancing.
Farm Share is a non-profit organization based in Jacksonville founded to distribute fresh food free of charge to families, children, seniors and individuals in need throughout Florida. It delivers more than 88 million pounds of healthy and nutritious food each year.
For more information, contact the Public Education Foundation at 352.671.4167 or visit www.pefmc.org.