Cruz announces meal-kit giveaways for families in need

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 5 – State Rep. Angel Cruz, D-Phila., is informing families in his legislative district that free nutritious food and easy-to-prepare meal-kits are available to families with children in need.

The meals are being provided by Philabundance in partnership with local food pantries.

“The pandemic has devastated countless families and further devasted countless more struggling to gain stability,” Cruz said. “I’m thankful for Philabundance and our local food pantries for their continued efforts to ensure that families have access to free healthy food, especially during these trying times.”

The food giveaway, Cruz said, is part of Philabundance’s Backpack Program, a partnership with Kids Against Hunger Philadelphia, in which families will be provided backpacks containing four meal-kits that serve six people.

The backpacks will be distributed at these locations, days and times:

Children's Mission lnc.
2200 Germantown Ave., 19139
Every Second Saturday of the month
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Solomon Temple
601 W. Erie Ave., 19140
Every Wednesday
9 a.m. to 1-2 p.m.