The Food Finders Mobile Pantry is heading to Medaryville on Friday, where those in need can pick up food from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Food Finders has asked that participants not come more than 15 minutes early for health and safety reasons. The pantry will distribute food at the Medaryville Town Park.
Possible items to be distributed include frozen meat, baked goods, beverages, vegetables, snacks, and cereal, and the organization is requesting that participants bring a laundry basket or box in which to carry the food home.
The mobile pantry is a program that is available to those who meet 185 percent of the federal poverty guidelines of $1723 monthly or $20,665 annual income for a single household, $2333 monthly or $27,991 annually for a two-member household, or $2,944 monthly or $35,317 annually for a three-member household. Four member households must earn less than $42,643 annually; five-member households $49,969; and six-member households $57,295. For each additional household member, add $611 per month.