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Baltimore County Providing ‘Grocery Drive-And-Go’ Distribution For Food-Insecure Residents

Baltimore County announced Thursday plans to expand grocery distribution to food-insecure families across the county.

The county will distribute boxes of groceries at 11 sites around the county on Saturday, March 28, to feed residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The boxes will have various groceries including fresh produce Baltimore News from the Maryland-based Keany Produce & Gourmet, bread from H&S Bakery and other items from the Maryland Food Bank.



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“As we continue to respond to this rapidly evolving situation, we are doing whatever we can to ensure residents can access fundamental necessities—especially food,” Olszewski said. “We are so thankful for the partnership of Keany Produce, H&S Bakery, the Maryland Food Bank, and all our partners to help provide food security for Baltimore County families during this challenging time.”

Last weekend, the Maryland Food Bank gave out boxes of groceries Press Release Distribution Services In Baltimore and Keany Produce donated 360 boxes of produce to support weekend meal distribution coordinated by Baltimore County government at nine sites around the county.

This week, the county says it will purchase 1,100 boxes of produce from Keany to distribute to food-insecure residents.

The 11 sites are:

Residents should also check the county’s food resource page regularly for updates. The Department of Recreation and Parks is providing takeaway meals from 4 to 6 p.m. on weekdays through the Maryland Food Bank and the Healthy Food Access St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore.

Food insecure residents can find the location nearest them using Baltimore County’s Food Distribution Sites Map. 

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