By Selene Raj
As food insecurity and poverty continue to plague Americans, the City of Tamarac is opening a food pantry to ease that burden for qualified families in need.
The food pantry includes canned fruits and vegetables, meats, beans, pasta, rice, cereal, nut butters, jam, baby food, and formula.
To qualify, residents must live in Tamarac, be experiencing financial hardship, and fall within the program’s income guidelines. For a four-person household, the range would include annual income levels between $0 and $71,300 per year. For one person, it would range between $0 and $49,950.
The pantry is open by appointment only on the second and fourth Thursday of each month, as long as supplies last. To schedule an appointment, residents can call (954) 597-3626 — or call to donate food.
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- Selene Raj is a writer and a Florida International University graduate. Born in Trinidad and raised in America, she completed her Master's in Mass Communications in 2020, and has been living in Coral Springs since 2004. She is passionate about the communities she lives and works in and loves reporting and sharing stories that are as complex and meaningful as the people who live in them.
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