April 24 to May 3: Hammond area feeding locations during Covid-19 pandemic

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Upcoming meal pick-up locations throughout the Hammond area are open to families who have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

From noon to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 24, meals will be available for pickup at Punjabi Dhaba restaurant, 2201 Southwest Railroad Ave. in Hammond.

From noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 26, meals will be available for pickup at the Stop n’ Shop, 285 South Morrison Blvd. in Hammond.

From noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, meals will be available for pickup at the Quick Stop, 267 West Railroad Ave. in Independence.

Food service efforts are made possible by Hammond Sikhs, of the Louisiana’s Sikh Coalition.

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