Food box giveaway in Emmetsburg on April 17

EMMETSBURG — The Palo Alto County Council on Aging, Bethany Lutheran Church and USDA Farmers to Families are holding a food box giveaway for anyone living in Palo Alto County at 10:30 a.m. April 17 at the Multi-Purpose Center, Emmetsburg. The boxes will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Boxes will contain apples, potatoes, onion, oranges, some meat and dairy products plus a gallon of milk (items are subject to change.) There is a limit of one box per household with a maximum of two boxes per vehicle. Those attending should line up their cars on East 12th Street facing west in single file starting at the corner of Union and 12th streets. Volunteers will load the box and milk into your vehicle. Masks are mandatory. For more information, if you are homebound or wish to volunteer, call Sandi Iwen at 712-298-1415.


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