DCF, Farm Share and AmeriCorps Distribute Free Food to Century Residents

Media Advisory:
February 26, 2013

Contact:
Nicole Stookey
Northwest Region Communications Director
(850) 509-2675

DCF, Farm Share and AmeriCorps Distribute Free Food to Century Residents
Partnership aims to promote well-being, good health and provide fresh, nutritious food to families and individuals in need

CENTURY, Fla. – The Florida Department of Children and Families, AmeriCorps and Farm Share will host a free food distribution for residents of the city of Century and North Escambia County on Thursday, Feb. 28 from noon-4 p.m.at the old Carver Middle School in Century.

Assisted by volunteers from the Marine Corps and Carver Community Center, Farm Share will distribute fresh and nutritious food and dairy to up to 300 local families in need. The event is free and open to residents of Century and North Escambia County. Residents should bring photo identification.

The food giveaway underscores the year-round need for charitable giving and volunteerism. It highlights the volunteers and businesses that donate their time, talent and resources to help families in need and strengthen their communities.

WHO: Florida Department of Children and Families, AmeriCorps, Farm Share, representatives from AmeriCorps partner agencies, and volunteers from the Marine Corps and Carver Community Center

  • WHAT:
    Food distribution partnership promotes well-being and good health and provides fresh, nutritious food to families and individuals in need.

  • WHEN:
    Thursday, Feb. 28, noon-4 p.m. Media are invited to attend.

  • WHERE:
    Old George W. Carver Middle School
    700 E. Hecker Rd.
    Century, FL 32535

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