The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank has announced their next drive-up distribution event - THIS Friday, April 10th, 10am-1pm at PPG Paints Arena.
Special traffic patterns for the vent have also been accounted. Scroll down to see how you will be required to navigate the area.
Traffic pattern for Food Bank emergency food distribution at PPG Paints Arena announced
DUQUESNE, PA (April 9, 2020) – Working in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Allegheny Fayette Central Labor Council and Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (the Food Bank) an emergency drive-up food distribution set to take place at the parking lots of PPG Paints Arena from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, April 10. The organizations plan to serve 1,300 vehicles through this three-hour event.
All vehicles attending the emergency food distribution will enter the distribution area by turning onto Logan Street from Centre Avenue. Once on Logan Street, parking lot attendants will direct vehicles into one of three lots where food will be distributed. To exit, all traffic will be routed to Fullerton Street and will exit via Centre Avenue.
Road closures as a result of this event are:
- Bedford Avenue between Washington Place and Crawford Street will be closed to traffic from town going uphill. Traffic from town can turn right onto Washington Place to access Centre Avenue or stay left on Bigelow Boulevard.
- Wylie Avenue will be closed between Crawford Street and Logan Street.
In these uncertain times, the Food Bank is committed to continuing its nearly 40-year mission of feeding people in need and mobilizing the community to eliminate hunger. The organization is continuously monitoring this ever-changing situation and evaluating the best way to provide assistance to individuals and families in need of food assistance.
A full schedule of upcoming distributions; information on volunteer opportunities; and a comprehensive list and map of what schools and community organizations are doing to feed children while schools are closed are available on the Food Bank’s website at pittsburghfoodbank.org/covid19.