A massive food giveaway is planned for Oct. 18 in East Milton. The annual event is an effort to provide food and tobacco-free educational materials to Santa Rosa County residents.
Organizer Kyle Holley, development director of United Way of Santa Rosa County, says the event is held at the Santa Rosa County Fair Grounds because of socio-economic challenges faced within the East Milton Community.
“The facility is in close proximity of a lot of people who use tobacco to suppress their hunger,” said Holley, adding “What we would love for people to do is not spend the money on tobacco but rather spend money on healthier foods.”
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