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Uplift Austin Offers Support and Resources for Eastern Crescent - Saturday, March 6, 2021

Uplift Austin Offers Support and Resources for Eastern Crescent - Saturday, March 6, 2021

Uplift Austin concludes this Saturday, March 6, 2021, 10 a.m. to noon with distribution sites offering free PPE, cleaning, hygiene supplies, food and water for communities on the eastern crescent of Austin, Travis County. Last week, Uplift Austin launched distribution sites serving more than 5,000 families.
 
"We saw last weekend that our community is still in need," says Councilwoman Vanessa Fuentes. "I am proud of the work that Uplift Austin and our other partners continue to do. It's thanks to them that we're able to support our neighbors. There is still more to be done to ensure every Austinite has access to basic needs. I will continue to push until that is a reality."
 
District 2 distribution sites include:
  1. Houston Elementary School, 5409 Ponciana Dr., Austin, TX 78744.
This distribution site is sponsored by The Austin Latino Coalition and the Office of Councilwoman Vanessa Fuentes.
  1. 1911 E. Ben White, Austin, TX 78741 (American Youthworks)
This distribution site is sponsored by American Youthworks.

For additional sites, information and list of partners and sponsors, visit the Uplift Austin website at upliftaustin.com.

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