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City of Wilmington hosts baby formula drive and distribution

Formula will be distributed on a first-come first-serve basis and limited to one carton per family per day.
Published: May. 27, 2022 at 10:12 AM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The City of Wilmington is hosting a Formula Drive & Distribution to help families in need of baby formula.

Starting today, Friday, May 27, 2022, unopened cartons of unexpired and non-recalled baby formula can be dropped off at the Fit for Fun Center at 302 S. 10th Street in Wilmington.

Formula will be distributed on a first-come first-serve basis and limited to one carton per family per day.

Recreation Supervisor Victoria Carrai explained that they can see the pressure this is putting on parents.

“We hear it a lot — people are distressed here — when people are playing with other moms just talking, like, it’s such a real dire need in this community,” said Carrai.

People can drop off or pick up formula Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. or Saturday from 9 a.m.–noon.

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