Tulane Eating has donated $ eight,000 value of secure meals like vitamin bars, cookies and snacks to Second Harvest, a meals financial institution that fights starvation in southern Louisiana.
Second Harvest supplies meals and help, together with meals entry, advocacy, schooling and catastrophe response, to greater than 700 neighborhood companions and packages in 23 parishes. Its employees and volunteers distribute the equal of greater than 32 million meals to greater than 210,000 folks a yr.
Over the past hurricane season, Tulane Eating bought these secure meals for college kids so they might shelter in place throughout storms. Surplus individually wrapped gadgets have been donated to Second Harvest in late January.
“Tulane College Eating Providers has a longstanding relationship with Second Harvest Meals Financial institution, and I’m happy that we’re in a position to put our leftover product to good use,” stated John Lange, assistant vice chairman of Eating Providers and Occasion Providers on the College of Tulane. “Particularly at a time when so many are experiencing meals insecurity, we’re grateful for the chance to help such an essential trigger.”
Willie George (proper) of Tulane Eating Providers helps Second Harvest driver Franklin McKinnis (left) load pallets of donated meals. (Picture by Sally Asher)
Eating Providers’ Willie George strikes pallets of meals to donate to Second Harvest as host Matt Turner watches. Eating Providers donated two and a half pallets of shelf-stable merchandise, together with cookies, granola bars and fruit cups. (Picture by Sally Asher)