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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:
UF/BREVARD COUNTY EXTENSION SERVICES OFFICE
Don Walker
Communications Director
(321) 690-6843
don.walker@brevardfl.gov
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:33 PM

Food Assistance Available for Residents Financially Impacted by COVID-19



BREVARD COUNTY, FL. – Three opportunities are available this week for food assistance for residents financially impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency. 

The UF/Brevard Extension Service is hosting two 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 Thursday, Sept. 17, at Wickham Park, 2500 Parkway Drive, Melbourne, 3-6 p.m.
  • On Friday , Sept. 18, at the Welcome Center, 419 South Hopkins Ave., Titusville, 3-6 p.m.
  • On Saturday,  Sept. 19, at the Downtown Melbourne Farmer's Market at Riverview Park, 2301 Irwin St., Melbourne, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.(Call 321-259-3713 to confirm)

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.