Trinity Church Wall Street to Offer Pop-Up Food Distribution Sites in the Bronx and Queens

Starting Aug. 3, Software Will Supply 1,000 Meals Day-to-day 5 Locations to be Served Press

Starting Aug. 3, Software Will Supply 1,000 Meals Day-to-day 5 Locations to be Served

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up-to-date: Jul 29, 2020 07:00 EDT


Starting Monday, Aug. 3, Trinity Church Wall Avenue will offer a Compassion Meals method, giving get-and-go foodstuff baggage at five websites in the Bronx and Queens to assistance tackle the disaster in foodstuff insecurity brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

With sharp rises in the unemployment amount, the expense of groceries, and the variety of men and women looking for help from foodstuff pantries and soup kitchens, foodstuff insecurity is at an all-time substantial in New York Town. Compassion Meals seeks to assistance families as they cope with COVID-19 and the pressures it has brought about and serve those in some of the areas toughest hit by the pandemic. 

Every single day, 1,000 foods will be distributed, consisting of one-serving non-perishable goods. Luggage will be provided when materials previous. Distribution will rotate among five destinations each individual weekday. The destinations are in communities that have substantial fees of COVID-19, have seen much more than fifty% of their crisis foodstuff pantries near since the pandemic started, and are encountering significant foodstuff will need. 

The foodstuff will be provided by Great Performances, a Bronx-dependent catering business that has targeted its efforts through the COVID-19 disaster on encouraging to feed New Yorkers. 

Dates, times, and destinations for the method stick to: 

Mondays, commencing Aug. 3, eleven am – 2 pm

Westchester United Methodist Church

2547 E Tremont Ave. Bronx, NY 10461

Tuesdays, commencing Aug. four, eleven am – 2 pm

St. Mary Star of the Sea 

1920 New Haven Ave. Considerably Rockaway, NY 11691

Wednesdays, commencing Aug. 5, 10 am – 2 pm

Agape Really like Christian Center 

1023 Allerton Ave. Bronx, NY 10469 

Thursdays, commencing Aug. 6, eleven:30 am – 2:30 pm

Agatha Residence

Co-Op Town – rotating destinations Bronx, NY 10475 

·      Bartow Mall Pedestrian Plaza, 2047 Bartow Avenue(Aug. 6, Aug. 27)

·      177 Dreiser Loop (Aug. 13) 

·      120 Erskine Spot (Aug. twenty)

Fridays, commencing Aug. seven, eleven am – 2 pm

Mission Helping Hand

El Coqui Local community Garden 
414 E.163rd St. (Melrose aspect) Bronx, NY 10451 

In addition to the Compassion Meals method, daily lunches are available at Trinity Church Wall Avenue, Broadway and Wall Avenue, seven times a 7 days. 

About Trinity Church Wall Street 

Now in its fourth century, Trinity Church Wall Avenue is a rising and inclusive Episcopal parish of much more than 1,200 users that seeks to serve and heal the environment by building neighborhoods that live Gospel truths, generations of devoted leaders, and sustainable communities. Associates appear from the five boroughs of New York Town and surrounding areas to variety a racially, ethnically, and economically assorted congregation. More than twenty worship solutions are available every single 7 days at its historic sanctuaries, Trinity Church and St. Paul’s Chapel, the cornerstones of the parish’s group life, worship, and mission, and on line at trinitywallstreet.org. The parish welcomes around 2 million site visitors for every yr. 

Get in touch with: Tiani Jones, 917.710.3289, tjones@trinitywallstreet.org

Resource: Trinity Church Wall Avenue