News release from Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation:
Donation Opportunities for Parks and Recreation Meal Program
(March 19, 2020) – Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation and Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana continues to work together to feed area school children. The Parks and Recreation Department has been receiving many inquiries from the community about how they can help in our efforts.
In accordance with public safety and health recommendations, Community Harvest Food Bank will accept any food or monetary donations for the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation meal program.
Donations can be dropped off Monday – Friday, 10 am – 1 pm, at Community Harvest Food Bank’s north location, 1010 N. Coliseum, Fort Wayne. For more information about donating, call 260-449-9710.
As a part of the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Kids Cafe program, operated in partnership with Community Harvest Food Bank, meals will be available at Jennings, Cooper, Weisser, and McMillen Centers Monday through Friday between 4:00 and 5:00 pm for school-age youth (K-12th grade). The meals will be offered for youth to pick up and take with them. There will be no serving or eating indoors as the youth centers are closed due public health precautions.
The meals are first-come, first-served and will be served as supplies last each day. The program will continue as meals are available, and no end date has been announced.