“Drive-Thru” Mobile Pantry Emergency Food Assistance

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Drive-Thru Mobile Food Pantry May 1, 2020, at MIDFLORIDA Event Center

Post Date:04/30/2020 2:13 PM

What: The City of Port St. Lucie is partnering with Treasure Coast Food Bank to provide a free Drive-Thru Mobile Food Pantry for members of the community who are in need at the MIDFLORIDA Event Center tomorrow.

When: Friday, May 1, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where: MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Event Center at Port St. Lucie, 9221 S.E. Civic Center Place, Port St. Lucie, FL 34952

Vehicles should enter off S. Federal Highway/US1 in the Northbound lane.

Port St. Lucie Police Department will be on-scene directing traffic.

Required: Registration is required. One registration per vehicle. Two ways to register:

  1. Text FEED TO 21000 to receive the link to register for the mobile distribution
  2. Online registration: https://treasure-coast-food-bank.ticketleap.com/drive-thru-mobile-pantry-05012020/

Once registered, the driver needs to bring a copy of their registration to check-in.                                  

Why: Treasure Coast Food Bank, the City of Port St. Lucie, and local volunteers will be distributing food to approximately a thousand vehicles of people struggling to buy groceries amid the COVID-19 pandemic.This event is expected to draw a large crowd, so please have patience and only participate as a last resort.

Drivers will be directed to stay in their vehicles while volunteers place groceries in their trunk or backseat. No walk-ups allowed. If you are sick, please stay home and send someone to pick up food for you.  City employees and volunteers from the TC Food Bank will be wearing Personal Protective Equipment as they distribute food, keeping safety a top priority.

About: Treasure Coast Food Bank

Treasure Coast Food Bank is the only food bank and largest hunger-relief organization on Florida’s Treasure Coast, providing the community each year with millions of meals valued at more than $50 million through robust programs and in partnership with 400 charitable organizations in Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin, and Okeechobee counties. In addition to emergency food distribution, Treasure Coast Food Bank operates a full roster of direct service programs that not only solve the immediate problem of hunger, but help individuals and families gain long-term food security, better health outcomes, and self-sufficiency. Treasure Coast Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the nationwide network of 200 food banks that leads the fight against hunger in the United States. For more information on Treasure Coast Food Bank, call 772.489.3034, log on to stophunger.org, visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/tcfoodbank, or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/tcfoodbank.