Happening Thursday: Food giveaway in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — Some Orlando-area families will have a chance to pick up food items at no cost Thursday morning.

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Farm Share, a nonprofit that aims to help food-insecure residents in Florida, will hold a food giveaway in conjunction with Sen. Randolph Bracy, Dedicated Senior Medical Center and Promise Seeds Initiative.

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The March 24 event is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. and will be held at the following location:

  • 2724 N Hiawassee Rd., Orlando, Fla. 32818

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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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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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Thursday’s giveaway will operate on a first-come, first-served basis until supplies run out.

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