Over 16,000 Pounds Of Food Distributed At Pasco County Farm Share Event

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. – Pasco County Commissioner Mike Moore once again partnered with Farm Share for a community food distribution on April 13th at The Grove Theater, Bistro & Entertainment in Wesley Chapel.

Approximately 30 volunteers handed out 16,000 pounds of food to the local community on Tuesday.

“I want to thank Farm Share and The Grove Theater, Bistro & Entertainment for being our partners in another successful food distribution for our community,” Pasco County Commissioner Mike Moore said. “30 volunteers showing up early on a weekday morning to distribute 16,000 pounds of food to those in need shows Pasco is a community that cares,” said Pasco County Commissioner Mike Moore.

A group of early morning volunteers meets the Farm Share truck at The Grove Theater, Bistro & Entertainment. L to R: Pasco County Tax Collector Mike Fasano, Ryan Clarke, Jack Buckley, Andy Carney, Patti Yontek, and Pasco County Commissioner Mike Moore.

The food boxes handed out from Farm Share included a gallon of milk, half-gallon of orange juice, tomatoes, potatoes, and more.

This is the second Farm Share event Commissioner Moore has sponsored for the community, with the first one in May of 2020.

Pasco County Commissioner Mike Moore loads a box of food in a car trunk during Farm Share food distribution event on April 13th at The Grove Theater, Bistro & Entertainment

Farm Share is a not-for-profit organization formed in 1991 that is committed to making sure that food-insecure Floridians receive the food and support they need.

“Farm Share continues to make a difference in people’s lives by providing fresh nutritious food to those in need,” said Pasco County Commissioner Mike Moore. “I’m thankful for their ongoing support of my community and communities across the great state of Florida.”

The organization partners with a broad range of food pantries, churches, schools, and other non-profits throughout the Sunshine State, as well as hundreds of Florida farmers who donate millions of pounds of fruits and vegetables each year.

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