WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896

OIC food distribution planned Wednesday

Thank you for being one of our most loyal readers. Please consider supporting community journalism by subscribing to The Wilson Times.

Posted

The Opportunities Industrialization Center of Wilson will hold its quarterly emergency food distribution at 8 a.m. Wednesday.

The program will be held at the organization’s headquarters at 801 Reid St. E. Food will be distributed until all is given away.

Qualified applicants on fixed incomes, those receiving public assistance and Wilson County residents are welcome to attend.

Items that will be distributed to each qualified applicant include apples, applesauce cups, ground beef, chunky beef stew, cheese, cranberry sauce, canned chicken, apple juice, spaghetti pasta, peanut butter, raisins, spaghetti sauce, cranberry juice, bacon, sweet potatoes and assorted pastries.

During this quarter’s distribution, free confidential health screenings for health disparities including diabetes, high blood pressure and communicable diseases will be provided. Flu shots will also be available.

This is an all-volunteer project. The OIC of Wilson offers job training and assistance to meet community needs through a variety of programs.

Comments