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Mobile pantry events in Pinellas County upcoming for those in need of food

Food pantry
Posted at 5:10 AM, Dec 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-15 05:10:36-05

Hope Villages of America (HVA) is hosting two mobile pantry events in Pinellas County this week.

Any community member in need of food may pick up a prepackaged box of groceries during one of two mobile food pantry events. There will be no ID, papers or pre-screening required to get the food.

On November 25, HVA’s mobile food pantry distributed 780 pounds of food to 78 families in the community, for a total of 361 people served. Two other events have served almost 500 additional residents.

To protect staff, volunteers and recipients, each mobile food pantry event will follow social distancing guidelines and operate as a drive-through.

DATE: Tuesday, December 15
TIME: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
LOCATION: Jordan Park Housing Community
1245 Jordan Park St. S., St. Petersburg, FL 33712

DATE: Saturday, December 19
TIME: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
LOCATION: Community Health Centers of Pinellas Inc.
247 S. Huey Ave., Tarpon Springs, FL 34689