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Royal Farms is partnering with the Salvation Army of Central Maryland to donate 4,200 gallons of water to West Baltimore residents affected by the E. coli


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BALTIMORE, Sept. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Royal Farms is donating 2,100 gallons of water to help the Salvation Army of Central Maryland provide water to those affected by the water situation faucet of E. coli bacteria in West Baltimore. The Salvation Army appealed for emergency disaster funds to purchase an additional 2,100 gallons of water. Approximately 4,200 gallons of water will be distributed to seniors and families in West Baltimore through the Salvation Army of Central Maryland’s Free-Water-Giveaway event at the Sandtown-Winchester Senior Center located at 1601 Baker Street Baltimore, MD 21217. The event will take place Thursday, September 8, 2022 and Friday, September 9, 2022, from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event is open to anyone affected by the E. coli, but is more narrowly focused on West Baltimore residents.

“The Salvation Army is committed to helping the most vulnerable in the community. In response to the crisis of E. coli in West Baltimore, the Salvation Army of Central Maryland is ready to provide an adequate supply of safe drinking water to residents living in the Sandtown-Winchester area and the Mathew Henson Community area. Water is a precious necessity for survival. We are also grateful for the help from Royal Farms in providing 10 pallets of water and labor to distribute the water at such short notice,” said Major Roger Glick, Area Commander of Salvation Army of Central Maryland.

“The people of West Baltimore, in many ways, need help. This community is one of our focus areas because it is isolated from multiple resources that most people take for granted. The Salvation Army wants to do its part by providing these resources to this community. Drinking water is a right for all. Our seniors in West Baltimore are so vulnerable and we want to make sure they have sustainable water to live in greater comfort,” said Nina Christian, director of social services for the Salvation Army of Central Maryland.

“Royal Farms is delighted to help our neighbors in this time of need,” said Frank Schilling, Marketing and Merchandising Director, Royal Farms.

For those looking for ways to support, please visit www.sa-md.org [sa-md.org] where donations will be contributed to emergencies like the E. coli bacteria in West Baltimore’s tap water situation. The Salvation Army of Central Maryland is also accepting water donations.

For more information, please contact Shelby Kemp at [email protected]. Salvation Army Hampden Corps Capt. Mathew Tidman and Salvation Army Central Maryland Director of Social Services Nina Christian will be available for interview requests.

About Royal FarmsRoyal Farms is a renowned operator of fast, friendly neighborhood convenience stores with over 260 locations in the Mid-Atlantic including Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, New Jersey and Pennsylvania . Since 1959, Royal Farms has satisfied the mid-Atlantic region’s thirst for real, fresh food served very quickly. Royal Farms cuisine is well known for its world famous Royal Farms chicken, always fresh and never frozen, which is lightly breaded and pressure cooked in trans fat free cooking oil until golden brown. perfection. Western Royal Farms fries are hand-cut from fresh Idaho potatoes, hand-breaded and cooked straight from the store. Most locations are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Royal Farms was awarded “…best fast food fried chicken…” by Gastronomy & Wine magazine. For more information on the Royal Farms visit: www.royalfarms.com

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