Feeding South Florida distributes food, seeks donations for furloughed federal workers

Feeding South Florida distributes food, seeks donations for furloughed federal workers

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Feeding South Florida is stepping up to help federal workers affected by the ongoing government shutdown.

On Tuesday, the food bank is hosting a distribution event in West Palm Beach. Volunteers are giving out fresh fruit, vegetables, protein, and non-perishable food to furloughed federal workers.

The organization is also collecting food donations from the public.

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Posted by WPTV on Tuesday, January 22, 2019

There's still time for you to donate. This food collection and distribution runs until 3 p.m. at this location:

Embassy Suites1601 Belvedere RoadWest Palm Beach

The organization is asking for food, as well as monetary donations to assist families who are working without a paycheck.

Feeding South Florida is the leading hunger-relief organization serving Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe counties. It distributes 50.5 million pounds of food every year to more than 700,000 individuals.

To donate click here. If you’re interested in volunteering, click here.

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