Food distribution scheduled for Wednesday
There will be a food distribution Wednesday, for Rowan County residents only at Salisbury Civic Center, 315 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or until all the food is gone.
Food stamp recipients should bring the letters they received in the mail. Please also bring boxes or bags to carry out the food.
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, they must disclose their total gross monthly household income.
The following are examples of the income guidelines. Please note changes from previous food distributions: family of one, $1,805; family of two, $2,428; family of four, $3,675; family of six, $4,922.
Available foods: apple sauce, apple juice, chicken leg quarters, corn, milk UHT, mixed fruit, orange juice, peanut butter, peas, potatoes oven, potatoes round and cereal.
In agreement with federal laws and policies of the Department of Agriculture, this agency prohibits any discrimination based on race, skin color, nationality, sex, age or physical disability.
Organizers ask participants not to form a line before 4 a.m.
The event is sponsored by the Altrusa Club of Salisbury and the Salisbury Department of Parks and Recreation.
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