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Pima County Libraries offering monthly 'family food packs'

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Posted at 2:59 PM, Sep 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-30 17:59:45-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — Families looking for extra snacks for their kids have a new resource.

Pima County Libraries are offering "Grab-N-Go Super Snacks," and "Monthly Family Food Packs" at several locations across Tucson.

The Super Snacks are available for anyone under the age of 18, provided in association with the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, the Arizona Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The snacks are available from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 11 libraries:

  • Eckstrom-Columbus Library
  • El Pueblo Library
  • Flowing Wells Library
  • Joel D. Valdez Main Library
  • Martha Cooper Library
  • Mission Library
  • Sam Lena-South Tucson Library
  • Santa Rosa Library
  • Southwest Library
  • Valencia Library
  • Woods Memorial Library

The Family Food Packs are available for anyone who needs help getting enough food, and is completely free to anyone who needs it -- families, seniors or individuals. According to a news release from the Pima County Library, the food packs are available once a month to those who meet low-income guidelines, but recipients won't need to fill out any forms to receive the food.

The food packs will be available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at three libraries: Eckstrom-Columbus Library, Murphy-Wilmot Library and Valencia Library.

Click here for a full schedule of food pickup times and locations from Pima County Libraries.