SAVES to Host A Day Without Hunger Event
PALMDALE – The City of Palmdale’s South Antelope Valley Emergency Services (SAVES), located at 1002 E. Ave. Q-9, will host A Day Without Hunger on Friday, May 31 from 10 am to 2 pm. The event will feature free food distribution (bring your reusable bag), on-site CalFresh and Medi-Cal enrollment assistance, healthy meal demonstrations, information and giveaways. The event is a collaboration between the City of Palmdale, SAVES, Food Forward, and Los Angeles County service providers including the Department of Public Health, Department of Public Social Services and Public Works. For more information visit www.FoodDROPLA.com About SAVES SAVES provides a practical and caring approach to serving people in need. The SAVES program was started in 1983 to offer assistance to individuals and families who are experiencing a temporary emergency situation. The day-to-day operations of SAVES and staffing are funded through Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). Food is provided through a collaboration with the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, federal programs, and the daily contributions of local markets, stores and restaurants.