Food available for distribution

Published 12:00 am Thursday, December 3, 2009

Food distribution available for Rowan County residents only Dec. 12 at the Salisbury Civic Center located at 315 South Boundary St. The event runs from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. or until all the food is gone.

Food Stamp recipients should bring their letters. All others, who do not receive food stamps, can come to Salisbury Civic Center because they may also be eligible to receive the free food.

However, total gross monthly household income must be disclosed. Following are examples of the income guidelines:

1 person family — $1,0372 persons family — $1,390

4 persons family — $2,097

6 persons family — $2,803

The program does not require value of home, car or savings to be disclosed. Immigration status is not required. Please bring a container for the food. No pre-packaging this time. The food items included are green beans, corn, cranberry juice, fig pieces, beef stew, lima beans (dried), milk, chicken and ground beef.

This event is sponsored by Altrusa Club of Salisbury and The City of Salisbury Parks and Recreation.