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Posted on: June 19, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Great Plates Emergency Food Program Continues Feeding Seniors in Need

Last Week, the Great Plates Program was extended 30 more days through July 10th. The program is designed to stimulate the local economy by supporting local food vendors, while also providing a food service to seniors in need who do not qualify for any other supplemental nutrition programs.

Since the program began in Nevada County on May 19th, Great Plates has served over 3,500 meals to 57 seniors in Western County, who otherwise would not have had regular access to nutritious meals.

In addition to providing healthy meals for seniors, the program has infused over $80,000 of federal and state emergency funding dollars into the local economy through contracting with local food vendors. This program allows these vendors to broaden economic support within our community by employing over 40 local individuals and sourcing their food locally whenever possible.

To learn more about the Great Plates program visit the California Great Plates Webpage or call 211 Connecting Point by dialing 2-1-1 (or 1-833-DIAL211) to be screened and placed on an eligibility list. Eastern County participants will be referred to Sierra Senior services for enrollment.

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