Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank organizes emergency distribution at PPG Paints Arena

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On Friday, at the PPG Paints Arena, the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank organized an emergency food distribution in collaboration with the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Pittsburgh police. Food bank officials were able to serve 1,300 vehicles. Each vehicle received two boxes of dry, stable food. It’s about 50 pounds in total. “We thank the Pittsburgh Penguins for their support during this critical time of need in our community,” said Lisa Scales, President and CEO of the Food Bank. “We are proud to partner with them for this distribution and grateful for their help in ensuring that all of our neighbors in need of food aid are able to get it.” No appointment was served due to public safety and social distancing. Pittsburgh police helped organizations control the traffic. Those in need of food assistance, but do not have access to a vehicle, should visit the food bank website at pittsburghfoodbank.org/gethelp for information on assistance opportunities, including a map of pantry, children’s meals and a SNAP (food stamps) application. assistance.

On Friday, at the PPG Paints Arena, the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank organized an emergency food distribution in collaboration with the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Pittsburgh police.

Food bank officials were able to serve 1,300 vehicles. Each vehicle received two boxes of dry, stable food. It’s about 50 pounds in total.

“We thank the Pittsburgh Penguins for their support during this critical time of need in our community,” said Lisa Scales, President and CEO of the Food Bank. “We are proud to partner with them for this distribution and grateful for their help in ensuring that all of our neighbors in need of food aid can get it.”

No appointments were served due to public safety and social distancing guidelines.

Pittsburgh police helped organizations control the traffic.

Those in need of food assistance, but do not have access to a vehicle, should visit the food bank website at pittsburghfoodbank.org/gethelp for information on assistance opportunities, including a map of pantry, children’s meals and a SNAP (food stamps) application. assistance.

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