The Food Finders Mobile Pantry is heading to Winamac on Friday, July 12, when those in need can pick up food beginning at 11 a.m. Food Finders has asked that participants not come more than 15 minutes early for health and safety reasons. The pantry will distribute food at the Pulaski County Human Services office, located at 115 W. Pearl St.
Possible items to be distributed include frozen meat, baked goods, beverages, vegetables, snacks, and cereal, and the organization is requesting that participants bring a laundry basket or box in which to carry the food home.
The mobile pantry is a program that is available to those who meet 185 percent of the federal poverty guidelines of $1772 monthly or $21,257 annual income for a single household, $2392 monthly or $28,694 annually for a two-member household, or $3,011 monthly or $36,131 annually for a three-member household. Four member households must earn less than $43,568 annually; five-member households $51,005; and six-member households $58,442. For each additional household member, add $620 per month.