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City to Expand Food Distribution to Children and Seniors Next Week

PITTSBURGH, PA (June 11, 2020) With Pittsburgh Public Schools officially closing for the summer tomorrow, and the COVID-19 pandemic ongoing, the City of Pittsburgh Department of Parks and Recreation will be expanding its food distribution services starting Monday, June 15.

Grab & Go Summer Meals for Children:

Summer Food locations are to remain through August 31st, 2020. Meal distribution at nearly all locations are to be daily (Monday-Friday) with a pick up window from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Both breakfast and lunch will be included. 

In addition to distribution from current Recreation Centers (Arlington, Paulson and Warrington) and the two Salvation Army sites (Homewood and Westside), the new internal locations, which will be managed by Citiparks staff, will be: Ammon Rec Center, Jefferson Rec Center, Magee Rec Center, Moore Park, and Schenley Park at the Anderson Playground.

Grab & Go Meals for Seniors:

With respect to additional Grab & Go meal distribution sites for seniors at the City's Healthy Active Living locations, the Department of Parks and Recreation, with support from The Allegheny County Area Agency on Aging, has added three additional sites to the six which have been distributing Grab & Go meals to seniors since mid-March. 

Pickups are available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

In addition to the current sites — Glen Hazel, Hazelwood, Homewood, Lawrenceville, Sheraden and the Southside Markethouse — meals will also be distributed at the below locations, beginning on Monday, June 15th: 

Beechview HAL Center

1555 Broadway Avenue

Pgh., PA  15216

Greenfield HAL Center

745 Greenfield Avenue

Pgh., PA 15217

West End HAL Center

80 Wabash Street

Pgh., PA 15220

 

Published

06.11.2020

Contacts

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