The Langston Hughes Center in Baltimore continues to serve the community through the COVID-19 pandemic with the distribution of free food every Tuesday and Friday at 2 p.m. as well as meal delivery throughout the week.
The center, at 5011 Arbutus Ave. in Baltimore, distributes 100 breakfast, 100 lunch and 75 dinner meals weekdays and delivers 250 hot meals every Saturday.
Non perishable boxes delivered on a daily basis to seniors and more than 300 produce boxes weekly.
The center has received more than 150 awards and accolades for its community work and feeding of people. It has established a continuing and ongoing partnership with Maryland Food Bank, The Church of Latter Day Saints, the Baltimore City Fire Department, the Baltimore City Police Department, Salvation Army, Muslim mosque Earl El Amin, Loyola College, Coppin State University, Morgan State University, the United Way, Life Bridge/Sinai, Park Heights Renaisance, Edgecombe Circle Elementary and a number of other local nonprofits and organizations.
Langston Hughes also provides training programs and job opportunities for a lot of people to include nursing, child care-smart steps, Time mental Health, computer science and so much more.
The center distributed more than 1.2 million pounds of food to those in need.