Surplus food distribution set for Baltimore County

February 24, 1993|By Staff Report

Baltimore County and the Community Assistance Network will distribute federal surplus butter, peanut butter, canned pork, cornmeal, beans, flour, raisins and orange juice at 10 sites from March 16 to March 26.

Only Baltimore County residents who have a current surplus food identification card can pick up food, and they can pick up food only at the site servicing their zip code. They must bring identification cards or another form of identification and proof of income. If recipients have not previously registered, proof of county residence, household size and current zip code will be required.

Distribution will be on the following days at the following sites:

* March 16, at Baltimore County Government Building, Wise Avenue and Merritt Boulevard in Dundalk-Turners Station, serving portions of zip codes 21222 and 21224.

* March 17, at St. Luke's Church, 7517 North Point Road in Edgemere, serving zip codes 21219 and 21052.

* March 18, at Knights of Columbus Hall, 1707 Eastern Blvd. in Essex, serving zip code 21221.

* March 19, at Victory Villa Community Center, 404 Compass Road in Middle River-Chase, serving portions of zip codes 21021, 21027, 21085, 21162, 21220 and 21237.

* March 22, at Banneker Community Building, Main and Wesley Avenues in Catonsville, serving portions of zip codes 21043, 21228 and 21229.

* March 23, at Hiss United Methodist Church, 8700 Harford Road in Parkville, serving portions of zip codes 21013, 21030, 21031, 21051, 21057, 21082, 21087, 21092, 21093, 21128, 21131, 21139, 21153, 21204, 21206, 21210, 21212, 21234, 21236, 21239 and 21286.

* March 24, at St. Clements Church, Washington and Second Avenues in Lansdowne, serving parts of zip code 21225 and 21227.

* March 25, at the Baltimore County Liberty Family Resource Center, Liberty Road and Brenbrook Drive in Randallstown, serving portions of zip code 21133, 21163, 21207, 21215 and 21244.

* March 26, at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 10911 Reisterstown Road in Owings Mills, serving parts of zip code 21020, 21022, 21023, 21055, 21071, 21107, 21117, 21136, 21208 and 21209.

* March 26, at the Parkton American Legion Post 256, 19520 York Road in Parkton-Hereford, serving portions of zip code 21053, 21074, 21088, 21105, 21107, 21111, 21120, 21152, 21155 and 21161.

Distribution sites will open at 8:30 a.m. and close based on the availability of food. The Parkton American Legion Post site will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

For more information, call the county's Department of Community Development at 887-5688.

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