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Ann Arbor YMCA To Continue Offering Food Assistance During Pandemic

Y employees with produce boxes.

The Ann Arbor YMCA has extended its COVID-19 food assistance program through August.  

A partnership with theU.S. Department of Agriculturewill continue to allow the Y to distribute about 1,400 boxes of produce a week to families in need.  Toni Kayumi is the president of the Ann Arbor YMCA and says they’ve also increased the number of distribution sites in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and Ypsilanti Township, but the number and location of sites will vary from week to week.

Toni Kayumi: The more sites that we can do it at, to meet them in the community where they already live, where they’re already present, the easier is for them to get the produce.

You can find a schedule of the distribution days and locations on the Ann Arbor YMCA’s website.

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— Jorge Avellan is a reporter for 89.1 WEMU News. Contact him at 734.487.3363 or email him javellan@emich.edu

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