GALLERY: The Cleveland Indians, Lift Up America, and Tyson Foods host food drive at Progressive Field for 10th straight year
The Cleveland Indians, Lift Up America, Tyson Foods, Greater Cleveland Food Bank, Insurance Partners Agency hosted a food drive today at Progressive Field.
Lift Up America and the Cleveland Indians are teaming up with Tyson Foods for the 10th consecutive year to help bring the gift of food to more than 30 Cleveland-area pantries and hot meal programs today at Progressive Field.
The Indians organization hosted a press conference beginning at Noon, along with employees from Tyson Foods, Lift Up America, Insurance Partners Agency, and the Greater Cleveland Food Bank followed by the food distribution that lasted until 1PM. Indians radio personality Jim Rosenhaus emceed the event while more than 50 volunteers from Insurance Partners Agency again rolled up their sleeves and led teams loading the frozen food into community agencies’ vehicles. Matt Dolan, a representative from Cleveland Indians Ownership, and Indians Alumnus Paul Shuey were also in attendance.
“Hunger is a basic need that goes unmet for many families in Northeast Ohio. The Cleveland Indians are proud to host this food drive to combat hunger as part of our commitment to the region’s communities,” said Rebecca Kodysh, executive director of community impact for the Cleveland Indians.