Mayor’s Council President clears up Food Distribution Confusion–Clarifies Difference Between Food Boxes Vs. Food Commodities, with Patti
Written by Jeremie Charfauros on March 25, 2021
Mayor of the Municipality of Piti / President of Mayor’s Council of Guam, Jesse Alig speaks to Patti to help bring clarity to food distribution meant to assist families in need who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Although both the ‘food boxes’ (distributed by Pacific Unlimited) and The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) bags come from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the latter is distributed by Guam Department of Education (GDOE) at designated TEFAP sites. Mayor Alig encourages all interested in receiving goods to call their respective mayor’s offices in the morning to sign up for goods, although in the event there is surplus, says there is no problem giving away goods to anyone in need.