The Urban League of of Metropolitan St. Louis is celebrating its new headquarters with a partnership that has the potential to feeds thousands in the city this weekend.
The Urban League is partnering with grocery chain Save A Lot for a drive-thru event on Sat., Aug. 29 that will allow St. Louisans to receive food from the store's private label. The event is meant to combine the missions of the Urban League – empowering the communities it serves – and Save A Lot – to change lives for the better.
Organizers expect to see around 4,000 cars at the drive-thru event.
The event will begin with a check presentation, representing a donation to the Urban League from Save A Lot, at 11:30am, and then the drive-thru event will run from noon to 4pm. Boxes of food and other items will be distributed to those who attend, including products like fruit cups, breakfast bars, frozen waffles and more.
Urban League Headquarters, 1408 N. Kingshighway Blvd., St. Louis, Missouri, ulstl.com