Fruit, veggie giveaway being held in Jackson, Canton

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The “Drive Through Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Giveaway” will be held in Jackson and Canton on Monday, December 20 at 10:00 a.m.

The event will be hosted by the United Way of the Capital Area, Chase Bank, Jackson State University (JSU), the Jackson State University Development Foundation and the Madison County Citizens Services Agency.

Volunteers will be giving out 15-pound bags of fruit and vegetable gift boxes along with holiday bags for children while supplies last.

Boxes can be picked up at the following locations:

  • Karl Banks Emergency Management Service Complex at 1633 West Peace Street (Highway 22), Canton, MS 39046
  • E-City Building (JSU) at 1311 West Pearl Street, Jackson, MS 39203 (near Blackburn Middle School – only Neighborhood Association Presidents will pick up food boxes to be distributed in Jackson)

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