Salvation Army feeds 800 York families with new partnership

Tina Locurto
York Dispatch
Salvation Army employee Harold Borror loads an item Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at Gung Ho Bikes to include in the Salvation Army Christmas Cheer Distribution. The bike shop refurbishes bikes collected throughout the year and offers them to charitable organizations for the holidays. The Salvation Army food and toy distribution takes place Dec. 18 and 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. About 1,300 families have registered for food pickup and 1,000 are signed up to receive toys. Bill Kalina photo

The Salvation Army York, in a new partnership with Feed the Children and Price Rite Marketplace, will provide 800 hungry York families with food.

Families who register can receive a 25-pound box of food, a 15-pound box of other essentials and additional items. 

Families must be pre-registered in order to receive food.

Registration will take place at the Hannah Penn K-8 Gymnasium Lobby, located at 415 E. Boundary Ave., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 10-14.

Attendees should be expected to bring a photo ID, proof of York County residence, Social Security cards for all members of the household and the proof of age for all children of the household. 

The food distribution event will take place on from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursady, June 27, at the Price Rite Marketplace, located at 2142 S. Queen St. 

Residents must present a voucher given during registration in order to receive food. 

Price Rite Marketplace has contributed more than 1.7 million pounds of food since partnering with Feed the Children in 2015.

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