PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — With many people still out of work because of the Coronavirus pandemic, there’s a continuing need for food in our area.
There was a long line of cars at Station Square Thursday to receive three boxes of food.READ MORE: Police And Firefighters Respond To Car On Fire In Homewood
The food distribution event was held at Highmark Stadium with an assist from the Pittsburgh Riverhounds.
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Officials with the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank say the distributions continue to help those who remain out of work or are just getting back to work.READ MORE: 'The Marshall Plan For Moms:' Effort Aims To Help Women Achieve Equal Pay
“They still have to recover from all the months that they were out of work. So we’re just going to continue to do these until the community tells us otherwise,” Charlese McKinney, of the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, said.
The Food Bank will hold its next food distribution on Saturday.
It will be at Penn Avenue and Trenton Avenue in Wilkinsburg, near the LifeCare Hospital.
The distribution starts at 11 a.m.MORE NEWS: U.S. Senate Expected To Discuss $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill
To learn more about upcoming food distributions, visit the Food Bank’s website here.