City of Kissimmee holds second food distribution event

  • Kissimmee Mayor Jose Alvarez places food in the back of a vehicle. NEWS-GAZETTE PHOTO/BRIAN MCBRIDE
    Kissimmee Mayor Jose Alvarez places food in the back of a vehicle. NEWS-GAZETTE PHOTO/BRIAN MCBRIDE
  • A recepient is happy to get some food. NEWS-GAZETTE PHOTO/BRIAN MCBRIDE
    A recepient is happy to get some food. NEWS-GAZETTE PHOTO/BRIAN MCBRIDE
  • Kissimmee City Manager Mike Steigerwald gets in the mix. NEWS-GAZETTE PHOTO/BRIAN MCBRIDE
    Kissimmee City Manager Mike Steigerwald gets in the mix. NEWS-GAZETTE PHOTO/BRIAN MCBRIDE
  • A sea of people in vehicles wait in a lot to get food. NEWS-GAZETTE PHOTO/BRIAN MCBRIDE
    A sea of people in vehicles wait in a lot to get food. NEWS-GAZETTE PHOTO/BRIAN MCBRIDE
  • The food was provided by Mick Farms and Goya Foods. NEWS-GAZETTE PHOTO/BRIAN MCBRIDE
    The food was provided by Mick Farms and Goya Foods. NEWS-GAZETTE PHOTO/BRIAN MCBRIDE
  • Kissimmee City Commissioner Olga Gonzalez helps out. NEWS-GAZETTE PHOTO/BRIAN MCBRIDE
    Kissimmee City Commissioner Olga Gonzalez helps out. NEWS-GAZETTE PHOTO/BRIAN MCBRIDE
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The city of Kissimmee held its second food distribution event on Thursday, May 21, at the Public Works Service Center, 2201 Mabbette St. from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The event, coordinated by the city provided fresh produce from Mick Farms and beans and rice and other food items from Goya Foods for four to five days. The event served a total of 500 people; 350 were preregistered through nonprofit groups, while the 150 were others who drove up looking for food.