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.
Beginning May 29, 2020, the City-County Building will be lit in the colors of Pittsburgh's public high schools in recognition of the Class of 2020. Congratulations to all of our students at Taylor Allderdice, Brashear, Carrick, CAPA, Milliones, Sci-Tech, Perry, Obama Academy, & Westinghouse!
For questions about the lighting at the City-County Building, please reach out to the Office of the Mayor.
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