FEED ALBANY DELIVERS 250 MEALS TO FRONTLINE HEALTH CARE WORKERS AT ALBANY MED

Feed Albany Co-Founder and Yono’s/dp An American Brasserie Owner Dominick Purnomo (center) unloading supplies to feed health care workers at Albany Med.

City of Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan (front) works with Feed Albany volunteers to deliver meals.

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan participates in food delivery

ALBANY, N.Y. – Volunteers from Feed Albany delivered 250 meals to frontline health care workers at Albany Med as part of an ongoing effort to serve the community during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on Wednesday, April 8.

City of Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan joined the volunteers to deliver the meals to staff caring for patients with COVID-19, the Emergency Department and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

Since the start of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Feed Albany COVID-19 relief organization has handed out 10,000 meals to those in need, including first responders and frontline health care workers. Meals are prepared by unemployed hospitality workers and volunteers at several local commercial kitchens.

About Feed Albany

Feed Albany provides at-risk and in-need individuals in Albany and the Greater Capital Region with access to prepared & packaged meal solutions by utilizing commercial kitchens, unemployed restaurant workers, volunteers and the use of donated vehicles to produce, package and distribute prepared meal solutions. Feed Albany works closely with Albany County, the City of Albany, The Food Pantries, The Regional Food Bank, the Albany County Sheriff and various other local organizations and service providers to identify those at-risk and in-need and through their resources & partnerships, to facilitate delivery of both prepared meals and food items to those individuals and organizations. For more information about Feed Albany visit https://www.feedalbany.com/