Thursday, May 21, 2020

Food distribution set for tomorrow in Westland

The City of Westland will be distributing surplus federal food from 10 a.m. until noon tomorrow at the Jefferson Barns Community Vitality Center.
All residents north of Michigan Avenue can pick up commodities during this distribution. Residents of Westland living south of Michigan Avenue should pick up their commodities from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the second Monday of each month at St. James United Methodist Church, which is located at 30055 Annapolis, between Henry Ruff and Middlebelt Roads. The phone number is (734) 729-1737.

Senior citizens living in Taylor Towers will pick up their food at Taylor Towers and must call their building manager for their day of distribution.
 Income guidelines for 2020 food distribution are based on 200 percent of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines. For information about qualification, call the Jefferson Barns Community Center surplus food hotline at (734) 595-0366,
For the month of May, distribution includes cooked chicken in a pouch, dried fruit nut mix, walnuts, chick peas, canned peaches, canned pork, green beans and possible additional items.
This program is administered by the Wayne County Office of Senior Services. All food allocations, distribution sites and dates of distribution are determined by that agency.