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Greater Huntsville Humane Society to help provide pet food to those in need

Pet food distribution happens at the humane society every second Wednesday and last Saturday of the month, but you must be eligible to receive assistance.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Greater Huntsville Humane Society is helping to make sure your furry friends don't have to go hungry.

To receive assistance through the King's Kitchen Community food distribution events, you have to meet the following requirements:

- To have an annual household income below $35,000 

- Proof of need, which can come in the form of a letter from Medicare, Food Stamps, WIC, etc. 

- Written proof of spay/neuter

- Photo ID

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You can only attend one of the two monthly distribution events. The first one is on the second Wednesday of the month from 2 to 4 pm and the second on the last Saturday of the month from 9 to 11 am. 

You can receive up to 30 pounds of food per pet, for up to four pets per household.

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"The King's Community Kitchen is a program that we have at the Greater Huntsville Humane Society which allows people who are undergoing a hard time or who, you know, are short on cash right now, a chance to come and get pet food for their pets," said Lane Clemons, Director of Advancement at Greater Huntsville Humane Society.

To sign up and become apart of the King's Kitchen Community, call the Greater Huntsville Humane Society at 256-881-8081. 

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