PENN HILLS (KDKA) – Rosedale United Methodist Church was undeterred by some vandalism and provided meals on Wednesday night.
According to the director of the food bank at the Penn Hills church, someone had damaged the copper lines that run to their refrigerators.READ MORE: Man Shot In The Head Inside Wilkinsburg Apartment
“I was a little hurt that people would think of us, or want to hurt us, for what reason?” Asked John Dick, the director. “We’re trying to help people, we don’t turn anyone away.”READ MORE: Travel Restrictions Tighten As COVID-19 Omicron Variant Concerns Grow
The damage had caused the freezers to thaw and the refrigerators to warm up.
Volunteers managed to save some of the food in time for the weekly distribution.MORE NEWS: Recall Issued For Hundreds Of Thousands Of Pounds Of Meat Over Listeria Concerns
Rosedale serves nearly 170 people but during the coronavirus outbreak, the number has almost doubled.