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Surplus commodities handed out
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Commodity distributions have been announced for Liberty and Long counties. Forms are required to pick up food.

In Liberty County
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority will distribute USDA surplus commodity foods to eligible area residents Sept. 27-28. Any household with a total gross income less than the state established poverty guidelines for the appropriate household size is eligible.People picking up food are asked to bring bags or boxes.
Anyone picking up food for someone else must present a completed and signed authorization form for each household. Handwritten notes will not be accepted. The forms must be current. Food may be picked up for a maximum of two households, including the household of the person making the pickup. New authorization forms (dated May 3) may be picked up from the Multi-Purpose Center on Tupelo Trail. The forms will not be available at the distribution sites and old authorization forms will not be accepted.
Food will be distributed:
• Sept. 27-28: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Liberty Multi-Purpose Center, 800 Tupelo Trail, Hinesville
• Sept. 27 (only): 9:30 a.m.-4 the Riceboro Head Start Center, 9099 E.B. Cooper Highway.
For more information, call Gloria Simmons at the Community Services Center at 876-6173.

In Long County
The Long County Senior Center will host a commodity distribution from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 20. To pick up commodities for someone, a proxy form will be required.
No proxy forms will be issued on the day of distribution. To receive commodities, you must have a Social Security card and photo ID.
Participants are asked to  bring a box for their commodities.
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