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Seniors: Get free produce coupons May 31

The York County Council on Aging will issue free coupons May 31 to low-income people 60 and older that can be used to buy fresh produce at local participating farmers’ markets.

Eligible people will receive $25 worth of coupons good through Oct. 15. Coupons will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis until they are gone.

Coupons will be issued from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 31 at the York Senior Center, 14 N. Congress St., York. Participants are asked to arrive after 1 p.m., as no seating is available. Recipients can receive coupons only once per year.

Applications must be submitted in person. Proof of identity and residence in York County is required. Applicants also must meet household income eligibility requirements. Information regarding the income of all household members is required.

Those applying for homebound seniors must provide a statement from the senior granting permission to submit an application on their behalf. Proof of identity and proof of income for the homebound senior must be presented at the time of application.

For details, call the York County Council on Aging at 803-327-6694. The council distributes coupons in partnership with the state Department of Social Services.