Food for Florida program sets up new distribution sites

- Counties are setting up distribution sites for the Food for Florida disaster assistance program.

Hernando, Hardee, Manatee, Sarasota, Polk, Pasco, Charlotte, and DeSoto counties are opening sites with varying days and times.

Hernando residents have until October 11 to visit the site location at the Hernando County Fairgrounds.

Here are the dates and site locations for other counties in the Bay Area:

SARASOTA COUNTY October 13 – 17, 8201 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

POLK COUNTY October 14-18, RP Funding Building, 701 W. Lime Street, Lakeland

HARDEE COUNTY October 14 – 16, Hardee Agri-Civic Center, 515 Civic Center Drive Wauchula

HIGHLANDS COUNTY October 14 – 16, Bert J. Jarvis Agri-Civic Center, 4509 George Blvd., Sebring

MANATEE COUNTY October 15 – 17, Desoto Square Mall, 303 301 Blvd., W. Bradenton

CHARLOTTE COUNTY October 28 – 30, Location to be determined

DESOTO COUNTY October 20 – 21, Location to be determined

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