Indianapolis Urban League

COMMUNITY DRIVE-THRU FOOD BOX AND MEAL DISTRIBUTION – Tuesday, April 28, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   – April 27, 2020                        

COMMUNITY DRIVE-THRU FOOD BOX AND MEAL DISTRIBUTIONFOR FAMILIES IMPACTED BY LOST JOBS AND INCOME REDUCTION DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS

Indianapolis, IN – The Indianapolis Urban League (IUL), in partnership with Gleaners, Second Helpings, the Children’s Bureau, Radio One, and WISH-TV will host a free drive-thru food box and meal distribution for 500 families who have lost their jobs and have experienced a reduction in income due to the Coronavirus on Tuesday, April 28 at the Indianapolis Urban League on a first-come, first-served basis, while food boxes and meal supplies last.

“Empowering families with food and meals is a vital service to keep our community thriving during this unprecedented public health crisis which has impacted all residents in our city, state, nation, and world in some capacity.  The Indianapolis Urban League and its partners will continue to do their part in assisting families with this basic need at our community food drive,” said Tony Mason, President and CEO, Indianapolis Urban League.

Who:
Indianapolis Urban League and partners: Gleaners, Second Helping, the Children’s Bureau, Radio One, and WISH-TV

What:
Community Drive-Thru Food Box and Meal Distribution for familiesimpacted by lost jobs and income reduction due to the Coronavirus. Families will receive a free foo box and meal until all are distributed (supplies last).

6’ social distancing guidelines will be enforced.

 Where:
Indianapolis Urban League parking lot, 777 Indiana Avenue. Enter the Indianapolis Urban League parking lot at the St. Clair Street entrance

When:
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. until all food boxes and meals are distributed. (while supplies last)

Why:
Empowering families with food and meals is a vital service to keep our community thriving. The Indianapolis Urban League and its partners recognize maintaining the overall health of families in our community is important during this public health crisis.

Contact: Tony Mason,  President & CEO,  Indianapolis Urban League (317) 693-7603 tmason@indplsul.org

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About the Indianapolis Urban League:
Founded in 1965, the Indianapolis Urban League (IUL) is a nonprofit, non-partisan, interracial, community-based, human services agency dedicated to assisting African-Americans, other minorities and disadvantaged individuals to achieve social and economic equality. Annually, the IUL provides direct services and advocacy in the areas of: education and youth services, economic and workforce development, health and quality of life, civic engagement and leadership, and civil rights and racial justice empowerment. IUL is one of 90 affiliates of the National Urban League serving 300 communities in 36 states and the District of Columbia. For more information visit indplsul.org

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