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USDA to distribute commodities
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The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority will distribute USDA surplus commodities to eligible area residents May 17-18.
Any household with total gross income is less than the state established poverty guidelines for the appropriate household size is eligible.
People picking up food are requested to bring a bag or box. 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 5/03) 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 from the following sites:
• Liberty Multi-Purpose Center, 800 Tupelo Trail, Hinesville, May 17, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and May 18, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Riceboro Head Start Center, 9099 E.B Cooper Hwy, Riceboro, May l7, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information, call Gloria Simmons at the Community Services Center at (912) 876-6173.
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