Mid-South Food Bank will partner with Alamo First Christian Church, located at 1550 Highway 88 South in Alamo, on Monday, March 30 to provide food distribution to the community.
Those needing food assistance at this time my begin lining up no earlier than 9 a.m. Everyone must stay in their vehicles and no walk ups are allowed. Only three households per vehicle will be served and there will be no restrooms available for use.
Mid-South Food Bank Mobile Pantry is available for residents of Crockett County who qualify for SNAP benefits (food stamps), Home Energy Assistance, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Public Housing, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), or who are willing to complete and sign a self-declaration of income statement showing total household income below the TN Household Eligibility Scale.
A photo ID or proof of residency such as a utility bill must be presented.
Due to the current health risks surrounding COVID-19, it is important for individuals to follow the rules and remain in their vehicles. There will be no required paperwork to fill out as everything is processed digitally to ensure individuals aren’t passing germs around through paperwork.
This not only helps protect the individuals working to provide food assistance but also protects other individuals who may be in line behind you.
If you have elderly neighbors who are at risk of contracting COVID-19, you can help them receive food assistance simply by bringing their proof of residency. Provide the proof of residency the worker assisting you and let them know that you are helping your neighbor get what they need. Remember only three households per vehicle can be served.