BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — Palm Beach County is distributing grocery gift cards to those in need. The following is the official advisory sent by Food Assistance Palm Beach County:
The Palm Beach County Community Services Department (CSD) has launched a new Grocery Card Program for eligible Palm Beach County residents. The department is issuing $400 pre-loaded grocery cards to be used for food purchases within the county. The program will end when the funding source has been depleted.
To qualify, at least one or more individuals within a household must meet the following criteria:
· Qualifies for unemployment or experienced a reduction of household income, or incurred significant costs, or experienced other financial hardships due to COVID-19; and,
· Has not received a food card in the past from Palm Beach County Community Services Department; and,
· Has a household income at or below 200% Federal Poverty Guideline (FPG).
All participants must be able to provide documentation to prove they were impacted financially by the COVID-19 crisis. Applications must be submitted online; this program is a limited-time offer and is subject to funding availability.
For a full list of eligibility requirements and to apply, visit www.FoodAssistancePBC.org.
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