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Free food distribution set for South County sites
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Low-income residents of San Joaquin County will be able to obtain free government-surplus food, Thursday, Aug. 20, at locations throughout San Joaquin County. Distribution will continue until supplies are exhausted.

The food products will be given to those who self-certify that they are residents of San Joaquin County and whose household income are within the program guidelines. Total monthly income cannot exceed $1,354 for one person; $1,821 for two; $2,289 for three; $2,756 for four; $3,224 for five and $3,691 for a household of 6 persons. They need to bring proof of their address and zip code and a paper bag.

County locations are:

• Lathrop, Lathrop Senior Center, 15557 E 5th St., 8 to 11 a.m.
• Manteca, Manteca Library, 320 W. Center St., 7 to 9 a.m.
• Ripon, Ripon Community Center, 312 W. 4th St, 7 to 9 a.m.