DeKalb County to distribute 3,500 boxes of produce and chicken to needy families on Feb. 20

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DeKalb County Government will host four drive-through food distribution events on Saturday, Feb 20, during which 3,500 DeKalb residents will receive one 20-pound box of fruit and vegetables and a 10-pound package of chicken hindquarters.

Beginning at 10 a.m., the COVID-19 Care Baskets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at four locations:

  • James R. Hallford Stadium, 3789 Memorial College Ave., Clarkston
  • Former K-Mart store parking lot at 5597 Buford Hwy NE, Doraville
  • Buck Godfrey Stadium,2817 Clifton Springs Rd., Decatur
  • Big Miller Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 3800 Big Miller Grove Way, Stonecrest

The county is utilizing federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to purchase the produce and protein.

For more information about the county’s response to COVID-19, visit www.dekalbcountyga.gov/coronavirus.

 

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