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Mobile pantry returning to Waldo

October 19, 2021 at 4:00 a.m.

Harvest Regional Food Bank is returning to Columbia County with its TEFAP USDA Commodity Mobile Pantry.

"We have several communities in our rural service area that are not fully served by local partner agencies. To be sure that the residents in these areas are served, we are providing direct service where needed." said Camille Coker Wrinkle, Executive Director of Harvest Regional Food Bank.

Harvest Regional Food Bank will distribute the food boxes directly from their truck on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 from 9 to 11 a.m. or until all boxes have been distributed.

The truck will be parked at the 102 E. Main St., Waldo, AR (Fire Department). The next mobile pantry for Columbia County residents will be on January 5, 2022.

With CDC precautions and recommendations against the Coronavirus still in place, Harvest is taking every measure to ensure the safety of its staff, volunteers and recipients. Mobile pantries our now operating as "drive-thru" distributions, with food boxes being loaded directly into vehicles.

Recipients will not be allowed to exit the vehicle or park to pick up food.

Recipients must bring photo identification or proof of address for verifying they are a resident of Columbia County.

Distribution is limited to one box per household and two households per vehicle.

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