GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan — Feed the Front GR was launched as a two-for-one charitable donation, that would help both restaurants and health care providers survive the pandemic.
Tim Todish, works in marketing and used his background in web design to create a website and socials to back.
Michigan reported surpassing 300,000 case and over 9,000 deaths by the last week of November.
Starting back in April, Tim Todish, Feed the Front said they launched believing they would be a temporary service, never did he believe they would be needed even more still in December.
Ally Hospitality concept restaurants on Wealthy street are partnering with Feed the Front GR this round.
Samantha Glueck, who works with the restaurants communication teams says Todish was one of the first to extend an invitation to do these type of programs before other organizations began to reach out.
Steve Fitch, a spectrum health critical care doctor, has been a recipient of some of these meals.
"Its tough work, but seeing those meals in the breakroom, if anything is in the breakroom its going to get ate, and the cards family members leave, just knowing that people outside care is really heartwarming," Fitch said." Of course the best gift the public could give us is help us get these numbers under control by taking the guidelines to heart, wash your hands, social distance, wear a mask."
Over the summer the hospital had over 15,000 meals donated, hundreds did came from Feed the Front GR.
Todish told us that he isn't a fundraiser at all. He has a background in web design, and the big team behind the management of the charity is really just him and his wife. He started this charity after he sent up a prayer asking what he could do to help amidst all the hurting and woke up this idea.
So far they have provided meals healthcare workers at these local medical facilities.
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