FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Media Contact: Chloe Hsia, Director of Strategic Initiatives | firstname.lastname@example.org | 702-496-9186
Las Vegas, Nevada (January 27, 2023): The Asian Community Development Council (ACDC) is hosting a special food distribution event this Sunday, January 29, 2023. It will run from 9AM – 3PM at the ACDC Warehouse, located at 4460 South Arville Street, Building 4, Las Vegas, NV, 89103.
This drive-thru event will be free and open to the public. ACDC staff and volunteers, who speak multiple Asian languages, will be on hand to distribute culturally-sensitive grocery staples for up to 1000 families in need. The food boxes, one portion per car, will be handed out on a first-come, first-serve basis (a government issued ID is required to participate).
In partnership with Albertsons and Healthy Asians & Pacific Islanders (HAPI) Medical Center, a COVID-19 and flu vaccination clinic will be operating at the food distribution event. Pfizer-BioNTec and Moderna vaccines will be available for first, second and booster COVID-19 shots. Second boosters will be available for people age 50 and older who received their first booster four months prior. Pediatric doses of Pfizer will be offered for kids 5-11 as well as boosters for those children who received their second dose at least five months prior. Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTec’s newly updated bivalent booster will also be available to those fully-vaccinated. Mandarin, Cantonese, Tagalog and Vietnamese speakers will be available to assist with non-English speaking clients.
For more information about the Asian Community Development Council, visit www.acdcnv.org
Weiss Solano, Director of Family Services 702-772-2568, email@example.com
ABOUT THE ASIAN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL:
The Asian Community Development Council (ACDC) is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization dedicated to building, connecting, and educating the Asian and Pacific Islander community in Nevada. ACDC was officially chartered in 2015 in Las Vegas and opened their Reno location in 2022. ACDC opened the Healthy Asians & Pacific Islanders (HAPI) Medical Center in August 2022. Among the services ACDC offers include: voter education, health insurance enrollment assistance, citizenship application assistance, vaccination clinics (Influenza and COVID-19), culturally-sensitive food distribution, College Readiness Bootcamp, GraduAsian, Asian Night Market and the Run for Rice and Walk for Wellness 5k.