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Brevard County Board of County Commissioners
Brevard County Board of County Commissioners

2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
Viera, Florida 32940
www.brevardfl.gov

Office: (321) 633-2000
Fax:
HOUSING AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT
Don Walker
Communications Director
(321) 690-6843
don.walker@brevardfl.gov
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:42 PM

Food Assistance Available for Residents Financially Impacted by COVID-19



BREVARD COUNTY, FL. – Opportunities are available this Friday and Saturday for food assistance for residents financially impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency. 

The UF/Brevard Extension Service is hosting farmer’s markets in which individuals can obtain $50 in CARES Act dollars, in the form of tokens, for the purchase of fruits, vegetables, honey, coffee, eggs, herbs and other items available. 

The markets will be held at these locations: 

  • On Friday , Sept. 4, Titusville Visitor Center, 419 South Hopkins Ave., Titusville, from 3-6 p.m.
  • On Saturday, Sept. 5, Melbourne Riverview Park, 2301 Irwin Street, Melbourne, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

The markets are open to all residents. Those who have been financially impacted by COVID-19 will be eligible for the CARES Act tokens upon completion of a self-declaration form that will be available on site. A photo ID will be required with matching address as that on the self-declaration form. Also, at both sites there will be Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) available.