Feed the Fight Announces Major Donation, Purchases More Than 10,000 Meals for Delivery
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 13, 2020) – Feed the Fight, a locally organized, community-based effort supporting small businesses, health care workers and first responders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis, announced today the receipt of a generous donation from BGR Group based in Washington, D.C. BGR Group’s contribution will support Feed the Fight’s mission of creating a positive impact in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia (DMV) region during the COVID-19 pandemic and help double the number of meals purchased in the coming weeks.
“Feed the Fight is doing tremendous work helping local restaurants and thanking tireless health care workers during this unprecedented crisis. BGR is proud to support locally focused efforts combatting the impact of COVID-19,” said Dan Murphy, president of the BGR Foundation.
“BGR Group’s generous donation is yet another example of the outpouring of support we’ve seen as the Washington, D.C. region comes together to help those hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The contribution from BGR Group will help Feed the Fight increase the number of meals purchased from local restaurants and delivered to those on the frontlines providing needed care, resources and protection to communities throughout the DMV,” said Elena Tompkins, founder of Feed the Fight.
Feed the Fight, established in March 2020, is committed to supporting local restaurants, health care workers, hospital staff and first responders during the COVID-19 “Coronavirus” pandemic. With the help of our local restaurant partners, Feed the Fight has purchased over 10,000 meals for health care workers and first responders on the frontlines of this global health care crisis.
About Feed the Fight
Feed the Fight crowdsources individual donations to fund food delivery from local restaurants and their staff to nearby health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Feed the Fight operates as a partner fund of the Greater Washington Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.