Happening Saturday: Farm Share food giveaways in DeLand, St. Cloud

Families in Volusia and Osceola counties 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 hold food giveaways in DeLand and St. Cloud.

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In DeLand, Farm Share is holding the distribution event in conjunction with First Presbyterian Church of Deland and Society of St. Andrew.

The May 7 event is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and will be held at:

  • 724 N Woodland Blvd., Deland, Fla. 32720

See the map below for event location:

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In St. Cloud, Farm Share is partnering with The Mercy Foundation.

This giveaway is also planned to start at 9 a.m. and will be held at Holopaw Community Center, located at:

  • 8801 Community Center Rd., St. Cloud, Fla. 34773

See the map below for event location:

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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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 also wear a mask and arrive in a vehicle with a trunk or cargo bed.

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

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