Blazer Kitchen continuing to serve UAB community during COVID-19 with drive-thru pantry


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SCHOOLS. TO GET A MEAL. THEY JUST HAVE TO BE 18-YEARS-OLD OR YOUNGER. UAB’S BLAZER KITCHEN CONTINUES TO HELP UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES AND STUDENTS STRUGGLING WITH FOOD INSECURITY, DURING THE COVID 19 OUTBREAK. IAN: THEY ARE CHANGING THE WAY THEY OPERATE. THEY’VE CREATED A DRIVE-THRU PROCESS WITH PRE-PACKAGED MEALS, THINGS LIKE RICE, PASTA, AND VEGGIES. VOLUNTEERS ARE ALSO KEEPING A SAFE DISTANCE WHILE DROPPING OFF THE FOOD. IN THE LAST THREE WEEKS, THEY HAVE HELPED 200 EMPLOYEES. ABOUT 15% TO 20% OF THOSE HAD NEVER UTILIZED BLAZER KITCHEN BEFORE. >> FOOD INSECURITY DOESN’T DISAPPEAR DURING THIS CRISIS, IN FACT IT IS EXACERBATED BY FAMILIES NORMALLY HAVE KIDS WHO GET FREE AND REDUCED LUNCH MAY OR MAY NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS THROUGH SCHOOLS. IAN: ANY UAB EMPLOYEE OR STUDENT CAN GET FOOD THROUGH THIS PROGRAM. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HELP, YOU CAN DONATE TO THE BENEVO

Blazer Kitchen continuing to serve UAB community during COVID-19 with drive-thru pantry


Many food banks and pantries are altering normal operations to fit social distancing guidelines set in place by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.In the video above, find out how UAB’s Blazer Kitchen is continuing to serve those struggling with food insecurity during the COVID-19 crisis.To donate to UAB’s Benevolent Fund and Blazer Kitchen, click here. Get the WVTM 13 News app for the latest updates on the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact in Alabama.Slow the Spread ›› TAP HERE for CDC guidelines on coronavirus

Many food banks and pantries are altering normal operations to fit social distancing guidelines set in place by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

In the video above, find out how UAB’s Blazer Kitchen is continuing to serve those struggling with food insecurity during the COVID-19 crisis.

To donate to UAB’s Benevolent Fund and Blazer Kitchen, click here.

Get the WVTM 13 News app for the latest updates on the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact in Alabama.

Slow the Spread ›› TAP HERE for CDC guidelines on coronavirus

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