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Services get money to aid needy

Mid Florida Community Services, the Salvation Army and the Sun Kingdom American Red Cross have received $56,178 in supplementary financing to provide emergency food and shelter to Hernando County residents.

Mid Florida, which received $35,178, will provide one-time emergency help for utility, rent-shelter and food needs. Deposits cannot be paid out of this financing. Residents must bring cut-off and/or eviction notices. Mid Florida is on Kennedy Boulevard.

The Salvation Army, 208 N Broad St., received $18,500. It will provide emergency help for food and shelter.

Sun Kingdom American Red Cross, Room 362, 20 N Main St., received $2,500. Financing will provide emergency assistance for food only. Residents should apply on Tuesdays and Thursdays only.

For information, call Mid Florida at 796,1425; the Salvation Army at 796-1186; or the Red Cross at 799-3237.