In partnership with the Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano
By Brit Hotaling, Communications and Development Associate, The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County
St Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County (SVdP) will hold a major drive-thru food distribution event in partnership with the Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano on Friday, May 22.
WHAT: St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County will hold a food distribution of 500 boxes of food and fresh produce to the Pittsburg community while observing social distancing. Food will be available on a drive-thru and walk-up basis. SVdP has ramped up their regular emergency food services in recent months in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The food distribution will take place at SVdP’s Family Resource Center in Pittsburg, with volunteers directing traffic and handing out food supplies.
WHO: St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County
WHEN: Friday, May 22, 2020 from 9 am – 10:30 am, or until supplies last
WHY: Many neighbors right here in Pittsburg, who have never needed help before, are reaching out for help with food, rental assistance and other bills they are not be able to meet due to loss of income. SVdPCCC is open and serving neighbors-in-need. The SVdPCCC Family Resource Center in Pittsburg remains open to serve via our Free Dining Room (operated in partnership with Loaves & Fishes of Contra Costa), Emergency Food Pantry, Daytime Homeless Shelter for Winter Nights clients, and referral to additional social services.
For additional information: Barb Hunt, firstname.lastname@example.org, (925) 330-6732 or Steven Krank, 925-439-5060 ext 28, email@example.com