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Macomb Community Action
21885 Dunham Road, Suite 10, Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 469-6999

Contact: Roneeka Pleasant-Brown

Phone: 586-469-5905

Email: Roneeka.Pleasant-Brown@macombgov.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 18, 2018

MedStar Ambulance Service to sponsor food drive on behalf of the Macomb Food Program

MedStar Ambulance is asking for the community to help fill an ambulance full of food that will be donated to Macomb Community Action's Macomb Food Program. On Thursday, December 20, Medstar will have an ambulance on site at Partridge Creek Mall (17420 Hall Road, Clinton Township, MI 48038) that will collect food and monetary donations to help the food program reach it's 2018 goals in feeding Macomb County residents in need. This year's earlier food drives were impacted by inclement weather, creating the need for additional events. The current goal is to raise $20,000 and 1,000 pounds of food.

Individuals and groups can help by collecting food, checks and/or cash and dropping them off at

Partridge Creek on the day of the MedStar event between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. If it is a group donation, arrangements to have it picked up can be made. Recognition of donations will be posted on the Macomb Food Program's social media pages - as this generosity will allow the program to continue feeding the hungry in Macomb County.

For more information about the event or the Macomb Food Program, please call (586) 469-6004 or visit http://mca.macombgov.org/MCA-ES-Food.

The Macomb Food Program, a local food bank, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that began in 1975. The Macomb Food Program serves people in need of emergency food through our network of over 55 pantry distribution sites and hunger organizations.

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21885 Dunham Road, Suite 10, Clinton Township, MI 48036

http://mca.macombgov.org/

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