An Indian-American non profit organization has announced that it will provide over 20k meals to frontline health workers in local food kitchens and under resourced hospital in New York City, Bay area, Boston and Chicago.
The American India Foundation said it has tied up with the World Central Kitchen for organising 20k meals .
''As the impact of Coronavirus continues to evolve, frontline healthcare workers in both India and in US are assisting an important role in the fight against the COVID19 pandemic, requiring our support now more than ever.'' said Nishant Pandey AIF CEO. This collaboration is the largest as part of the AIF's Coronavirus response through which it is serving more than 100k vulnerable people including migrant workers in India from the economic and social fall out.
American Indian Foundation is happy to be teaming up with WCK to provide daily meals to the hospitals, and long term care facilities throughout New York City, Bay area, Chiva and Boston. Through this initiative we want to show our appreciation towards the frontline health workers in the United States of America, he said.
This partnership will also help the jobs and local economy by supporting the restaurants and local kitchens, Mr Pandey said.
World Central Kitchen an international non profit organisation founded by Chef Jose Andres distributes food to communities in the time of crisis.
'To provide meals for the tireless and brave health workers working on the frontline of the crisis as well as to the meal centers who needs assistance is truly an honour," said Nate Mook CEO of WCK.