FERNANDINA BEACH WEATHER

Barnabas announces upcoming food distributions

Barnabas Center
Press Release
Submitted by Alexandra Winsor
Communications Manager
[email protected]
September 28, 2021

As the major safety net organization for Nassau County residents in need, Barnabas Center is on the front line of helping residents in need during the COVID-19 crisis. Services offered to Nassau County residents with low to moderate incomes include food assistance, financial assistance, and medical and dental care.

Food Assistance: We provide about a 3-day supply of food per household that may include produce, dairy, meat and nonperishable items. – For more information about our food programs, visit www.BarnabasNassau.org.

• Food Pantry – (1303 Jasmine Street, Suite 101, Fernandina Beach) Hours of operation – Monday, CLOSED; Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m

Upcoming Food Distributions with Feeding Northeast Florida:

• October 9th, November 13th, December 11th – Martin Luther King Center (1200 Elm Street Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034) 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. (In partnership with Elm Street Sportsman Association, Elm St. Church of God, First Missionary Baptist Church, Third Mt. Zion Church, and Trinity United Methodist Church).

• October 11th, November 8th, December 13th – Springhill Baptist Church (941017 Old Nassauville Road Fernandina Beach, FL 32034) 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

• October 18th – First United Methodist Church (449648 US-301, Callahan, FL 32011) – 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. (In partnership with Hilliard First Baptist Church, Bryceville First Baptist Church, and River Road Baptist Church). Booth Street cars enter off 2nd Street and exit on Booth Street.

• November 15th, December 20th – Northeast Florida Fairgrounds (543378 US-1, Callahan, FL 32011) 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. (In partnership with Hilliard First Baptist Church, Bryceville First Baptist Church, and River Road Baptist Church)

For information about available assistance and eligibility, contact Barnabas at (904) 261-7000, visit www.BarnabasNassau.org, or follow our Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/BarnabasNassau. For your safety and others during the pandemic, please call Barnabas for a telephone pre-screening for financial assistance, food stamp and/or Medicaid applications before visiting the office.

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