By Sharon Aron Baron
Feeding South Florida, the leading domestic hunger-relief organization serving South Florida and the second-largest food bank in the United States, is hosting special Thanksgiving food distributions with various partners and municipalities throughout Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade Counties.
Over 1 million households throughout Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties are experiencing food insecurity this Thanksgiving season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feeding South Florida will distribute turkey, protein, fresh produce, dairy, and shelf-stable items on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last at the following locations.
Saturday, Nov. 21, 8 a.m.–11 a.m., 100 Black Men
Feeding South Florida Main Warehouse, 2501 SW 32 Terrace, Pembroke Park, FL 33023
100 Black Men, a men’s civic organization and service club to educate and empower African-American children and teens, in partnership with Publix Super Markets Charities, will volunteer their time to organize and pack 2020 Thanksgiving meal boxes to be distributed by UPS. The food sorting and distribution will take place at the Feeding South Florida warehouse in Pembroke Park.
Monday, Nov. 23, 4:30–6:30 p.m., Miami Dolphins Foundation, Dolphins Thanksgiving Hard Rock Stadium, 347 Don Shula Dr, Miami Gardens, FL 33056
Feeding South Florida will partner with the Miami Dolphins Foundation Food Relief Program to distribute turkey, shelf-stable items, and produce.
Monday, Nov. 23, 3–5 p.m., Miami Marlins, Marlins Thanksgiving
Marlins Park, 1390 NW 6th St., Miami, FL 33125
Feeding South Florida will partner with the Miami Marlins to distribute turkey, shelf-stable items, and other foods.
Tuesday, Nov. 24, 4–6 p.m., City of Greenacres
City of Greenacres City Hall, 5800 Melaleuca Ln., Greenacres, FL 33463
Feeding South Florida will partner with the City of Greenacres to distribute the first meals made at Feeding South Florida’s Community Kitchen, located at Feeding Palm Beach County, the organization’s Palm Beach County headquarters located in Boynton Beach.
The new, state-of-the-art, 5,000-square-foot community kitchen was years in the making and will provide meals to 1.5 million people in the four counties that Feeding South Florida serves (Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties).
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