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Hot, In-Person Lunches Return to CitiParks Healthy Active Living Senior Centers

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According to a city press release,

After more than two years, hot, in-person, congregate lunch service will return to CitiParks Healthy Active Living Senior Centers on Monday, May 2, 2022.

“Supporting our seniors is integral to building a welcoming, thriving, and safe Pittsburgh,” said Mayor Ed Gainey. “CitiParks’ hot, in-person lunch program provides free, fresh, and healthy meals while offering an opportunity for our seniors to join in community. Sign up today at one of the CitiParks Healthy Active Living Senior Centers.”

Since March of 2020, when the COVID-19 Pandemic began, CitiParks, along with our partners were able to mobilize food distribution to Grab and Go Meals.  This allowed us to continue to provide meals for Pittsburgh’s Seniors.  Since that time, CitiParks has distributed nearly 250,000 meals to area Seniors.

“On behalf of our staff members and food partners, thank you!  Because of your compassion and generosity, we have been able to positively impact our Senior Community during a time in which so many needed our support,” said Louann Horan, CitiParks Assistant Director of Senior Programs.

Our Seniors are looking forward to the reinstatement of the Senior Congregate Lunch program.  Bringing back that much-needed social interaction and sense of community to all of our Senior Members!

The Senior Congregate Lunch program is a County-sponsored program offered at CitiParks Senior Centers.  To register for this program, become a member at one of CitiParks Healthy Active Living Senior Centers; then register for lunch by Noon the day before you would like to join us!  CitiParks Senior Center locations and information can be found at https://pittsburghpa.gov/citiparks/senior-centers