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Plaza Bands Together to Fight Hunger

Donations Needed to Help Hungry Oklahomans

October 29, 2013

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Plaza District is encouraging patrons to bring non-perishable food donations from now until November 8th to fight hunger in Oklahoma.  Participating store locations in the Plaza will be collecting donations for the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma. Donated cans will be used in a community art project during the Plaza District’s monthly second Friday art walk, LIVE on the Plaza, sponsored by Fowler Volkswagen of Norman. LIVE on the Plaza is November 8th, from 7pm-11pm. There will also be a district-wide food drive during the Plaza District’s monthly daytime event, Plaza Sunday, November 3rd, 1pm-4pm.

Non-perishable, in-date donations can be donated at the following locations:

  • Bad Granny’s, 1759 NW 16th
  • Collected Thread, 1705A NW 16th
  • Dig It, 1739 NW 16th
  • DNA Galleries, 1709 NW 16th
  • Empire Slice House, 1734 NW 16th
  • Innovative Spaces, 1751 NW 16th
  • IVC Galleries, 1238 NW 16th
  • Paint N Cheers, 1614 Gatewood
  • The Parish, 1757 NW 16th
  • Pie Junkie, 1711 NW 16th
  • Tree & Leaf Clothing Co, 1705B NW 16th
  • Velvet Monkey Salons, 1701 NW 16th
  • Urban Wineworks, 1749 NW 16th

Established in 1980, the Regional Food Bank is the largest private hunger-relief organization in the state of Oklahoma. In Fiscal Year 2013, the nonprofit distributed 47.9 million pounds of food and products through a network of more than 1,000 charitable feeding programs and schools in 53 central and western Oklahoma counties. Each week, the organization provides enough food to feed more than 90,000 hungry Oklahomans.

The Plaza District Association is a 501c3 organization that has been working to revitalize NW 16th in Oklahoma City since 1997.

The Plaza District is a neighborhood commercial district boasting Oklahoma CIty’s local arts flavor. Located on NW 16th between Classen and Penn Ave, the Plaza District is home to art galleries, studios, retail shops, restaurants, and creative services

For more information about the Plaza District visit plazadistrict.org or email info@plazadistrict.org.  For more information about the Regional Food Bank visit regionalfoodbank.org or call 405.972.1111.

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