PITTSBURGH, PA (June 12, 2020) The City of Pittsburgh Department of Parks and Recreation and its partners distributed 3,937 meals to children and seniors this week, for a total of 52,087 meals since they first started giving out food at the start of the COVID-19 shutdown in March. Helping again were Parkhurst Dining and the Salvation Army.
Total meals distributed to seniors: 1,862
Total meals distributed to children: 2,075
With Pittsburgh Public Schools officially closing for the summer, and the COVID-19 pandemic ongoing, the Department of Parks and Recreation will be expanding its food distribution services starting Monday, June 15.
Tonight, the City-County Building is illuminated to recognize Poison Prevention Week and the 50th Anniversary of "Mr. Yuk" in partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
For questions about the lighting at the City-County Building, please reach out to the Office of the Mayor.