Youth-led food giveaway coming to Ramona Park in North Long Beach

The Long Beach Center for Economic Inclusion is hosting a drive-thru food giveaway for residents struggling with food insecurity near Ramona Park next week.

The event is will take place on Aug. 29 from 9 to 11 a.m. at 3301 E. 65th St.

Montserrat Pineda is a University of Redlands student who is collecting food donations and putting the event together.

“Accessibility is important to me,” she said in a statement. “I’m excited to bring food resources to my own community during such a difficult time.”

The organization is hoping to feed 100 families living in the area.

People interested in volunteering during the event can sign up by clicking here.

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