Additional free food distribution at Dededo Senior Citizen Center Thursday and Friday

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Emergency food distribution (PNC file photo)

The Guam Department of Education (GDOE), State Agency for the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) under the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Nutrition Service (FNS) is continuing the distribution of food commodities for the month of October in partnership with the local mayors and community organizations.

Frozen and chilled food commodities will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at the Dededo Senior Citizen Center drive-thru on Thursday, October 22 and Friday, October 23 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., or while supplies last. The distribution is available for residents of Dededo, and a limit of three households per vehicle will be serviced. Face masks must be worn.

The Dededo Mayor’s Office will be closed during the hours of commodities distribution.

Commodities are being distributed through each mayor at the village level on a first-come, first-served basis. Village distribution through mayors will utilize drive-through or door-to-door delivery to provide easier access to food commodities for residents while also minimizing traffic-related issues.

Food commodities will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. Distribution in each village will be available to village constituents only and residents should call their respective mayor’s office for more information.

Village Mayor’s distribution schedule is as follows:

Distribution Date

Village

Distribution Method

No. of Bags

Oct. 22, 2020 & Oct. 23, 2020

Dededo

Drive-through at the Dededo Senior Citizen Center from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m., while supplies last (on both days).

Oct. 22, 2020 & Oct. 23, 2020

Asan/Maina

Drive-through at the Asan/Maina Mayor’s Office from 9:30am-12:00pm, while supplies last (on both days).

For more information, please contact the Asan/Maina Mayor’s Office at 472-6581.

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Oct. 23, 2020

Yona

Drive-through at the Yona Gymnasium beginning at 8:00am, while supplies last.

For more information, please contact the Yona Mayor’s Office at 789-1525.

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Commodities are also being provided, in bulk, to community organizations. Organizations will distribute food commodities directly to their clients/families/households.

The schedule of food commodities to be picked-up or delivered to organizations is as follows:

Pick- Up/Delivery Date

Organization

Distribution Method

No. of Clients, Families, and Households

Oct. 23, 2020

Tohge Corporation

Food commodities will be provided, in bulk, to organizations.  The organizations will distribute food commodities directly to their clients/families/households.

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For the latest information on COVID-19, visit dphss.guam.gov or guamrecovery.com. For inquiries on COVID-19, contact 311 through a local number, or call the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/09/10.

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