Coach Dave Crenshaw & Uptown Team Dreamers is Set to Host Hunger Relief Event for Washington Heights Residents Affected By The Covid-19 Pandemic

100 Hot Meals & Hot Sandwiches Will Be Served to Essential Working Families, Seniors and Local Residents Today, Friday, May 8 at 1:00 pm. Outside of the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial Center
100 Hot Meals Food Drive - Uptown Team Dreamers
100 Hot Meals Food Drive - Uptown Team Dreamers
NEW YORK - May 8, 2020 - PRLog -- COVID-19 is stealing lives, sanity and dignity, PERIOD! Today, Community Activist Coach Dave Crenshaw  is set to host a food drive to help provide hunger relief for under-served residents of Washington Heights during the COVID-19 pandemic. Local Political Officials including NY State Senator Robert Jackson, District 31;  Councilmember Mark Levin, District 7; Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez, District 10; and Assemblymember Al Taylor, District 71 will be in attendance to support the efforts.

"I'm glad to join forces with Coach Dave and other community leaders to provide hot meals to front-line workers and their families," said NY State Senator Robert Jackson. We need more efforts like this over the coming months to make sure we all take care of one another. My office is invested in helping to coordinate mutual aid across my senate district and in making sure constituents are connected to community-based organizations like Coach Dave's Uptown Team Dreamers and to each other. In unity there is strength."

During this event, hot meals will be delivered to essential workers and seniors. Neighbors and residents are invited to stop by and grab a hot sandwich or hamburger, courtesy of Gastronome Catering, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Community leaders, and other pillars of the community will also be in attendance to stand in solidarity with residents and those in need. Census forms, safety/protective masks and essential information will be shared at this event.

WHO: Coach Dave Crenshaw, NY State Senator Robert Jackson, Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez (, Councilmember Mark Levine (, Assemblymember Al Taylor (, "6 Block City, Washington Heights Community, and event sponsors PostNet Bronx, K Systems Solutions, and Apples & Oranges Public Relations.

WHAT: 100 Hot Meals food drive for Uptown Team Dreamers "essential" working families, seniors and community residents in need

WHEN: TODAY, Friday, May 8th | Beginning at 1:00 p.m (until supplies last)

WHERE: Outside the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial Center, 3940 Broadway, Manhattan

WHY: Let's all stand in unity and solidarity to save lives and empower our communities.

Press Contact: Apples & Oranges Public Relations | Sonali Hitesh-Mehta, 8883714718 or send an email to


100 Hot Meals Essential Food Drive initiative is sponsored and funded by NYC small business owners and entrepreneurs Mr. William K. Ford, President, K Systems Solutions ( | Mr. Calvin Thomas, President, PostNet Bronx ( | Ms. Amore Philip, CEO, Apples & Oranges Public Relations ( The trio are alumni of the Columbia Community Business Program (CCBP (

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