Coronavirus NYC: Operation Feed Brooklyn Helps Feed Native Well being Employees Throughout COVID-19 Pandemic
BROOKLYN, New York (WABC) – A group called Operation Feed Brooklyn comes to the rescue to feed local hospital workers whose cafeterias have been closed.
Michelle Zassenhaus lost her consulting business during the coronavirus pandemic, but not her problem-solving talent.
She saw hospital workers overwhelmed and restaurants drown. So she put the two together.
Thanks to generous donations, more than 3,500 meals and countless cups of coffee have been delivered to overworked health care heroes in Brooklyn. The other silver lining is fighting for restaurants to get a lifeline.
Alessandro Biggi is co-owner of Avocaderia, where every healthy bowl and smoothie is anchored in a fresh avocado.
He had to switch off in the crisis. But on Tuesday he was asked to prepare 100 meals for Maimonides Hospital and he happily reopened his kitchen. His employees were thrilled to get paid a couple of hours again.
Other Industry City restaurants are also given the opportunity to do what they do best.
Zassenhaus has raised $ 50,000 so far, and she says every penny goes to local restaurants to supply these local hospitals.
Their website is called OperationFeedBrooklyn.com.
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