United Way’s holiday citrus sale underway

VERO BEACH — Local citrus growers and packers are donating famous Indian River citrus to benefit the community-wide work of United Way of Indian River County.

The 21st annual holiday citrus sale will take place Monday, November 26 thru Friday, November 30, 2018, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. each day at the United Way Center, 1836 14th Ave., Vero Beach, FL 32960.

Boxes of Navel oranges or Ruby Red grapefruit in two sizes may be ordered for shipping.

“This time of year is always a popular one for community residents. People love to share the delicious citrus that we are so lucky to have in our backyard with their loved ones” commented United Way’s Caitlin Puppo, “It’s also a reminder of how important and appreciated our local citrus growers are to us. Indian River County is the citrus capital of North America, and the beautiful citrus that we have should be shared. We really can’t thank the citrus community enough,” Puppo added.

Small boxes of fruit sell for $35.00, large boxes for $50.00, shipping included. Fruit cannot be mixed in one box. Fruit is not for carry out. Cash, check or credit card accepted. Fruit will ship via UPS on December 3. All orders must be received BEFORE 3:00 p.m. on Friday, November 30.

Contact Caitlin at United Way for more information, 772-567-8900.

For more information about United Way or to give online, visit the website at UnitedWayIRC.org United Way of Indian River County invites people to get involved by helping others. Go to VolunteerIndianRiverCounty.org to learn about local opportunities for service.

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