PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Michelle Obama is helping feed thousands of families here in Philadelphia. The former first lady announced Tuesday that her Pass The Love campaign is coming to Philadelphia next month.
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I'm excited to announce that Philadelphia will be our next partner city for our Pass the Love campaign with @PHAnews! We’ll be distributing healthy meal kits to families soon, and with your support, we can reach even more families in need. Donate at https://t.co/s0WCBvE8HK. pic.twitter.com/vVEugZL1IoREAD MORE: New Jersey Native Carli Lloyd Makes USWNT Olympic History, Wins Bronze Medal At 2020 Tokyo Olympics
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She’s teaming up with Philabundance to hand out 240,000 meal kits to 5,000 families across the city.
“It is especially urgent now,” Philabundance’s CEO Loree D. Jones said in a statement, “because of the impact the pandemic has had on both the availability and quality of food for so many in the Philadelphia region — especially children.”MORE NEWS: Reports: Danny Green, Philadelphia 76ers Agree To 2 Year, $20M Deal
The kits will include recipes and ingredients inspired by Obama’s kids’ show on Netflix.