Before the outbreak, Feeding South Florida was serving roughly 700,000 food insecure households.
“Right now we are seeing about 1.3 million and this amount is holding constant, sadly,” states Feeding South Florida’s Sari Vatske.
The company recently opened a 5,000 square foot community kitchen plus can be hiring chefs and utilizing culinary pupils to nourish the raw components it receives, prolonging their shelf life and removing waste.
“This will let us take whole trailer lots of apples, for instance. Instead of simply sending them to households we will have the ability to turn them in to applesauce, dehydrate them and flip them in to apple chips,” Vatske states.
They will also host digital cooking courses to help customers take advantage of gifts.
In Los Angeles the “Reach For The Top” endeavor puts community refrigerators in challenging hit areas.
People Today choose what they want, no questions asked.
“There is anonymity, there is essentially the ability to walk up, catch meals and leave,” states Reach For The Top’s Paloma Vergara.