St. Louis CITY SC and Schnucks Partner to Fight Regional Hunger with Inaugural CITYPARK Food Drive
St. Louis CITY SC and Schnuck Markets, Inc. are asking local soccer fans to help fight hunger in the St. Louis region by participating in the first-ever CITYPARK Food Drive on Wednesday, September 20. The CITYPARK Food Drive benefiting Operation Food Search will take place on Lou Fusz Plaza during the CITY Block Party, ahead of CITY SC’s home match vs. LAFC.
According to Operation Food Search, an estimated 15% of Missourians are food insecure, meaning they lack access to adequate food because of limited money or other resources. Additionally, 1 in 6 children in St. Louis are at risk of hunger. At 7%, Missouri ranks third worst in the nation for food insecurity among adults ages 50-59; the St. Louis region fares even worse at 7.5%. Read more.