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World Central Kitchen is Fighting to Feed Every Mouth in Silicon Valley

Food First Response Can Change the World

Post Date:07/30/2020 3:00 PM

073020-1"As an organization, we believe, wherever there is a fight so hungry people may eat- we will be there," said Ramiro Arevalo Jr., Manager of Partnerships and Relief Operations for @WorldCentralKitchen.

Since the shelter-in-place order began in California on March 17th, @WorldCentralKitchen has been providing healthy meals for the Bay Area. Due to the impacts of COVID-19, there is a considerable need for critical resources such as delicious meals.

Our community's demand for these meals has been met by the continuous effort’s food banks and organizations like our #SiliconValleyStrongHeroes World Central Kitchen. These groups are working hard with local and state governments to make it easier for community members to sign up and receive food resources.

In our #SiliconValleyStrong community, World Central Kitchen is working with diverse local groups of restaurants to provide over 2,000 meals a day to over 1,085 at-risk seniors through the Great Plates Delivered initiative.

"In speaking with several seniors from the Southeast Asian community in San José, they were beyond grateful for not only the consideration of bringing on local restaurants that distributed culturally appropriate meals but delivering the meals to them minimized their chance of exposure in a county which has been heavily affected since the beginning of the pandemic in the state." shared Arevalo Jr., who has been working in the frontlines connecting members of our community to the Great Plates Initiative.

World Central Kitchen continues to provide meals to not only to our community, but throughout America. Our #SiliconValleyStrongHeroes are making the difference by feeding our most vulnerable populations while supporting local restaurants.

For more information on World Central Kitchen CoVid-19 Food Relief and their #ChefForAmerica program, go to https://wck.org/chefsforamerica. WCK is always happy to speak and work with our most vulnerable communities and you can contact them at info@wck.org.

For more information, please visit, https://siliconvalleystrong.org to find food distribution resources near you.   

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