Happening Saturday: Free food distribution in DeLand

DELAND, Fla. — Residents in and around DeLand will have a chance to pick up food items at no cost Saturday morning.


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

The giveaway is in partnership with SOSA First Presbyterian Church of Deland.

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The May 18 event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and will be held at:

  • 724 North Woodland Boulevard, DeLand, Florida 32720

The distribution will be drive-thru style. Attendees should arrive in a vehicle with a trunk or cargo bed.

The event is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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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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