By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A virtual concert fundraiser featuring Wiz Khalifa will be held next month to raise money to help fight hunger and food waste.READ MORE: OCA Pittsburgh And UPMC Team Up To Help Get The Asian-American Community Vaccinated
The event, titled ‘Yinz Citizen’ will be hosted by 412 Food Rescue and will streamed with appearances from Wiz Khalifa, Joe Grushecky, Donnie Iris, Anti-Flag, and numerous other Pittsburgh-based talent.
412 Food Rescue is holding this event virtually in place of its annual Sunday Supper fundraiser.
“Over the past five-plus years, and particular over the course of this pandemic, we have had the privilege of working with so many people from all over the city as we build a community-powered movement to end food waste and hunger,” said 412 Food Rescue co-founder and CEO Leah Lizarondo in a press release.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Ballet Theater Preparing To Begin Open Air Performances
“We’re excited to celebrate with all yinz who make Pittsburgh so special,” Lizarondo said.
The event will be live-streamed online at 8:00 p.m. on November 12.Fire Destroys Spaghetti & Steakhouse Restaurant In Murrysville
412 Food Rescue has prevented the waste of more than 14 million pounds of food since 2015.