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DeKalb to Hold October Food Distribution
County, community groups to give away 2,500 boxes of produce, chicken
DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb County Government continues to fight food insecurity during a monthly food distribution event scheduled for this weekend.
On Saturday, Oct. 31, the county will host three drive-through food distribution events during which 2,500 DeKalb residents will receive one 20-pound box of fruit and vegetables and a 10-pound package of chicken hindquarters.READ MORE: New Federal COVID-19 Vaccine Site Opens In Tampa
Beginning at 10 a.m., COVID-19 Care Baskets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, at three locations:
· Buck Godfrey Stadium, 2817 Clifton Springs Rd., Decatur, GA 30034
· James R. Hallford Stadium, 3789 Memorial College Ave., Clarkston, GA 30021
· New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, 6400 Woodrow Rd., Stonecrest, GA 30038
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The county is utilizing federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to purchase the produce and chicken.