Clients received a package of reusable cloth masks and bottles of hand sanitizer.
Fresh apples, oranges, grapefruit, potatoes, celery, onions, zucchini, milk, cheese, butter and eggs were distributed. Frozen beef, chicken, ground turkey, pork and catfish were available.
Clients were able to select 12 items from the donated items that are not on our order form or items that are short dated. Extra items such as Jiff Power Ups, Gardetto's potato/wheat crisps, pop tarts, fruit snacks and fruit juices were available. Packages of face masks and extra food items were added to all of the orders that are picked up in Venice or delivered to clients.
USDA items that are on our order form that were available included kidney beans, black beans, sliced potatoes, spinach, applesauce, peaches, pears, apple juice, cream of mushroom soup, tomato soup, veggie soup, beef stew, chili, canned chicken, cold cereal, rice, spaghetti pasta, spaghetti sauce, tomato sauce, dry milk and peanut butter.
USDA items Charlotte County clients could select this month included canned apricots, egg noodles, walnuts, dry fruit and nut mix, raisins, dry cranberries, cranberry juice, orange juice, tomato juice, grape juice, grapefruit juice, canned beef, canned pork, canned garbanzo beans, canned pumpkin, dry lentil beans, dry navy beans, dry split peas, 1 lb. cheddar cheese, 2 lb. processed cheese, 5 lb. sliced American cheese, 2 lb. catfish fillets, 2 lb. pulled pork, whole chickens and 5 lb. sliced turkey breast.