When catering company Collective Fare lost $150k amid Covid-19, they took the opportunity to feed the hungry in the NYC neighborhood of Brownsville.
"What do you do with a community that was already in crisis? Neighborhoods like Brownsville were already food deserts, and when Covid-19 hit, it exacerbated a situation that was already happening here," LaToya Meaders, Director of Operations at Collective Fare, says. "We jumped to action to try to find a way to get food to these people. We started preparing these healthy, delicious meals. We started from 200 meals a day, and we scaled all the way up to 2,000 meals a day."
We wanted to help LaToya Meaders and Chef Femi Rodney Frazer keep this up, so our friends at King Arthur Baking Company are donating $10,000 to Collective Foodworks (the name of their charitable org). Plus, they want to help them feed the hungry, so they're donating 2,500 pounds of flour, too!
LaToya and Chef Femi are part of our "Nice List" series, highlighting amazing people doing good in their communities this holiday season. Read more good news stories here.