NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - North Miami Beach residents who have been hit financially due to the pandemic can soon receive some help.

On Thursday, officials with North Miami Beach began handing out $150 Publix gift cards for residents who can prove they have experienced hardship due to COVID-19.

The gift cards will be given to residents on a first-come, first-served basis until Saturday.

All distributions begin at 8 a.m. and will occur on the following dates while supplies last.

Friday:
Allen Park/ DeLeonardis Youth Center
1770 NE 162 St., NMB, FL 33162

Saturday:
Uleta Park Community Center
386 NE 169 St., NMB, FL 33162

No walk-up service. If you have any questions, call 305-957-3605 Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To receive a gift card, you must have experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19 and show proof of residency by providing a state-issued ID (containing an NMB address). You will be considered ineligible if you provide an address outside of North Miami Beach (per Miami-Dade County mapping records or an invalid form of ID).

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