Food distribution to be held Tuesday

Published 12:00 am Saturday, December 12, 2009

The next food distribution will be held on Tuesday at the Salisbury Civic Center on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
The giveaway is for Rowan County residents only.
Doors will open at 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. unless all the food has been distributed.
Special accommodations for the elderly or handicapped are not available. Please send someone to stand in line for you. Bring a container for your food. Please do not reserve a place in line with chairs. Line up begins at 4 a.m. when a police officer is present. Bring your food stamp form if you receive food stamps.
Those who do not receive food stamps can come to the Salisbury Civic Center as they may be eligible to receive free food. However, you must disclose your total gross monthly household income. The following are examples of the income guidelines:
Family of one ó $1,174
Two people ó 1,579
Four people ó $ 2,389
Six people ó $ 3,200
List of available food items
Green beans
Peanut butter
Stew beef
Orange juice
Rotini pasta
Rolled oats
Tomato sauce
Canned pork
In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture, no one applying for help can be discriminated against because of race, color, disability, sex, age or disability.
The event is sponsored by Altrusa Club of Salisbury and the City Of Salisbury Parks and Recreation