Food Insecurity Programs
Congregate Feeding and Lunch Program
Location: 131 E Elizabeth Street Pittsburgh,PA 15207
Hazelwood Y Fishes and Loaves have partnered to continue offering the Hazelwood YMCA lunch program. Anyone can come for a meal at no cost to them. They are balanced meals served Monday thru Friday from 12 – 12:45 pm, except holidays. All are welcome. They currently grab and go.
Location: 134 E Elizabeth Street Pittsburgh, PA 15207
First Saturday of each month in the Spartan Community Center from 10am– 12pm. An average of 120 families (over 400 individuals) are served monthly, including the volunteers, all of whom are eligible as well. Most items distributed are according to family size. During an average distribution, we generally have shelf-stable food items, frozen meat and about 30% of the distribution is fresh produce. We also may have bread and baked goods depending on availability. We try to have nonfood items when available and in the budget or donated. All are welcome. Bring your own bags.
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