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Happening Saturday: Farm Share food giveaway in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — Some Orange County families will have a chance to pick up food items at no cost Saturday morning.

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Farm Share, a nonprofit that aims to help food-insecure residents in Florida, will distribute free, fresh produce and non-perishable canned goods in Orlando.

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Organizers said the giveaway will be held in conjunction with Elim Orlando Church.

The Sept. 17 event is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. and will be held at:

  • 756 Lake Baldwin Lane, Orlando, FL 32803

Farm Share said it helps to fight hunger “by working hand-in-hand with local farmers to recover and redistribute produce that would otherwise be thrown away due to aesthetic imperfections.”

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See the map below for event location:

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the distribution event will be drive-thru style to minimize contact and to help ensure the safety of everyone who participates, organizers said.

Attendees must arrive in a vehicle with a trunk or cargo bed.

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Saturday’s food giveaway will be on a first-come, first-served basis and will operate until supplies run out.

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