MIAMI (CBSMiami) — There is a new food distribution site opening Saturday at Tropical Park for any residents in need during the coronavirus pandemic.
In order to support local farmers faced with a surplus of fresh produce and provide meals to those in need, Miami-Dade Parks will open the food distribution site at Tropical Park, located at 7900 SW 40 Street, starting Saturday, April 18 and then every Tuesday, until further notice.READ MORE: Hollywood Police Officer Injured In Confrontation With Suspect
Donations will begin at 9 a.m. and are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis to anyone in need. There are no age or income requirements.
Items will range from an approximate week’s supply of fresh produce, milk, eggs, protein and other shelf-stable items. More than 700 meals will be available.READ MORE: 'My Best Friend Died At The Hands Of A Serial Killer': Loved Ones Mourn Murder Of Sunrise Mother Erika Verdecia
People will be able to pick up food in the drive-through by entering from Bird Road. Everyone is required to wear masks and stay in vehicles.MORE NEWS: Colin Powell, First Black Secretary Of State, Dies At 84