PRESS RELEASES

City of Pittsburgh Distributes More Meals to Children and Seniors

PITTSBURGH, PA With assistance from the Salvation Army, Parkhurst Dining and Eat'n Park, the City of Pittsburgh Department of Parks and Recreation distributed 4,162 meals to children and seniors this week in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Numbers were down slightly this week due to Pittsburgh Public Schools still being on spring break on Monday.

Total meals distributed to children: 891

Total meals distributed to seniors: 2,171

Additionally, both Salvation Army locations (in Homewood and Westside) distributed approximately 1,100 meals.

All meals inclusive of Salvation Army and other sites mentioned above totaled 4,162 meals for children and seniors for the week.

Community partners are sponsoring other food distribution sites. Please visit our COVID-19 Response website under Food Resources for a map of City of Pittsburgh community distribution sites.

 

Published

04.17.2020

Contacts

Timothy McNulty
Communications Director
Mayor's Office
412-660-1999
timothy.mcnulty@pittsburghpa.gov
×

COVID-19 UPDATES

Please check here for the latest alerts on the COVID-19 virus.