Nov 26, 2020
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Miami residents struggling to buy groceries during the pandemic because they are tight on money may be eligible to receive a free $250 Publix gift card next month through a new city program.
About 14,000 residents are expected to be helped with the “Grocery Gift Card Program,” Miami Mayor Francis Suarez said at a news conference Wednesday morning. The program was unanimously approved during a special City Commission meeting last week.
The gift cards will be distributed on a first-come first-serve basis in December to “residents who have experienced hardship and food insecurity in 2020 due to COVID-19,” according to the city. Applications became available Wednesday on the city’s website.
A business grant meant to help small businesses that have lost revenue during the pandemic was also approved during the meeting last week. Applications for the program are also available online.
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