Health in the Hood is distributing food to Miami’s most vulnerable citizens, including seniors, low-income families and displaced citizens.
The nonprofit organization has partnered with Miami-Dade County Public Schools and the Opa-locka Community Development Corp., among others, to identify areas of need for food distribution.
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Through its “Filling Fridges” project, it is:
- Distributing 100 produce bags to displaced Miami-Dade County Public School students at 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays via drive-thru collection. Location is at The Pull Up Pantry, 675 Ali Baba Ave., Opa-locka.
- Delivering 300 prepared meals to senior centers, homeless shelters and religious organizations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The plan is to reach 10,000 meals delivered.
- Gifting $100 grocery cards to displaced workers
Several organizations are helping in this effort, identifying areas of need for the prepared meal distribution:
The WOW Center
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
Office of City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez
Feeding South Florida
Jewish Community Services Kosher Food Bank
The Edison Senior Community Center
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Health in the Hood is also seeking donations. Contribute by mailing to Health in the Hood, c/o Asha Walker, 2020 N. Bayshore Drive, #4102, Miami, FL 33137 or by clicking here.
For more on free food distributions throughout South Florida, click here.
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