Feeding Northeast Florida to host distribution event in Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Feeding Northeast Florida will host a food and period products distribution event, in partnership with Renewing Deginity, at the standing Chet’s Creek Church food distribution on Wed., May 17.


The event precedes Period Poverty Awareness Week (May 22 to May 28), and will feature an appearance by The ROAR of the Jaguars.

More than 240,000 individuals suffer from some level of food insecurity across the food bank’s service area -- that equates to one in seven adults and one in five children. One in five women who report having a low household income also report a lack of access to other basic needs, including period supplies.

The distribution event will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 11:30 a.m. Chet’s Creek Church, Southside Campus is located at 6625 Terry Road in Jacksonville.

The distribution is free and open to the public.

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