A series of food-giveaways in farm communities hit hard by the drought will be held next week.
The give-aways on next Monday and Thursday were funded by the Nisei Farmers League through a $30,000 donation to the Community Food Bank.
Manuel Cunha, president of the Nisei Farmers League,
said that the donation will provide over 200,000 meals to vulnerable agriculture communities out of work from the drought.
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The food distributions will be held:
• May 4: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Orosi Veterans Memorial, 41645 Road 128, Orosi; 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Avenal Senior Center 108 W. King St. Avenal.
• May 7: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Bethel Spanish Assembly 1177 N. Ventura, Farmersville; 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Nazarene Church 23414 Ave. 95, Terra Bella.