Harvest Regional Food Bank to provide TEFAP USDA Commodity Pantry Boxes to Lafayette Co Residents

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Harvest Regional Food Bank will distribute TEFAP USDA Commodities directly from their truck on Dec. 6, from 9:00 to 11:00 am or until all boxes have been distributed.

The truck will be parked at Lafayette County Fairgrounds located at 1360 Hwy 82 Lewisville, AR 71845.

New Procedures – Recipients must come inside the Fairgrounds building to check-in.

Once checked in, recipients will go back to their vehicle and proceed to line up. Next Mobile Pantry for Lafayette Co for February 14, 2024.

Recipients must bring photo identification or proof of address to verify they are a resident of Lafayette County.

Distribution is limited to 1 box per household and 2 households per vehicle.

Arkansas Minority Health Commission will have its Mobile Health Unit at the mobile pantry and will be offering FREE Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, Glucose, BMI, and Oxygen/Pulse checks.

They will also be providing other Health education.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Last year, Harvest distributed 3.2M meals and served over 60,000 individuals in Southwest Arkansas and Northeast Texas.

Both states consistently rank in the top 10 for the highest incidents of hunger.

Nearly 20% of our local residents miss meals due to food insecurity, including 1 in 4 children.

Harvest works to eliminate hunger through its Food Banking, Food Rescue, School Backpack and Mobile Pantry programs.

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