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Indy Urban League is distributing nutritious food throughout the holidays

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Indianapolis, Indiana – 500 households will receive food on Tuesday as part of the Indianapolis Urban League’s final food delivery of the year.

Collaborating to support the event are over 75 volunteers from Lilly, the Indianapolis Airport Authority, Managed Health Services, Fifth Third Bank, Compass Academy, and Indiana Youth Services.

The league has “prepared protein, produce, and dairy, the basics for nutrition, to help families prepare for the holiday season when children are home from school,” according to a release from the organizers.

The distribution will take place from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the 777 Indiana Ave. parking lot of the Indy Urban League.

Fresh sweet potatoes, carrots, potatoes, cabbage, onions, blueberries, lunch meat, bacon, ground chicken, rice, waffles, snacks, and milk will all be sent home with Hoosiers.

According to its website, “the mission of the Indianapolis Urban League is to empower African-Americans and disadvantaged individuals to achieve social and economic equality and improved quality of living through programs, services, and advocacy in education, workforce development, entrepreneurship, health, and housing.”

 

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