MONTCLAIR, NJ – A group of women have found a way to thank and feed healthcare workers and first responders as well as support local food businesses impacted by COVID-19. Close to $13,000 in donations have streamed in for Feed the Frontline, an initiative organized by Women for Progress.
The Feed the Frontline program was launched to “provide funds to local Bergen County and Essex County restaurants that will be preparing meals for our first responders, hospital staff and other tireless workers” who are putting themselves on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis. The program has sent meals to Clara Maass Medical Center, Hackensack University Medical Center as well as to first responders, including the Montclair Volunteer Ambulance Unit.
A recent delivery of 100 meals going to the night shift at Clara Maass Medical Center. Fifty from Falafel Hut and Fifty from Mish Mish. Plus unsold Girl Scout cookies to delivered to first responders throughout Essex County.
Women for Progress is a network of women whose mission is to raise awareness, educate and connect individuals to activism on a wide range of progressive issues including women’s health, gun violence prevention, environmental protection, human rights and equality for all.