This week, Support + Feed (an initiative based by Maggie Baird, mom of musicians Billie Eilish and Finneas) partnered with a number of vegan firms to assist feed voters and ballot employees in cities throughout the nation, together with Los Angeles, CA, Philadelphia, PA, Phoenix, AZ, and New York Metropolis, NY. One in every of its companions, Kate Farms, donated 45,000 vegan meal-replacement shakes to maintain employees and voters fueled. This follows a donation of greater than 250,000 vegan shakes made by Kate Farms to feed frontline employees and others in need through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
“Kate Farms’ mission has all the time been to feed these in want and through this monumental time in our democracy, we’re proud to supply plant-based vitamin to our nation’s voters and ballot employees on the frontline throughout a pandemic,” John Hommeyer, Chief Expertise Officer at Kate Farms, mentioned. “Along with encouraging our employees to volunteer and get out the vote, we have fun and acknowledge the dedication to democracy.”
Help + Feed additionally partnered with Los Angeles-based vegan burger chain Monty’s Good Burger which donated greater than 1,000 burgers to feed employees and voters. Help + Feed additionally bought, via donations, meals from restuarants to assist the trigger, together with Los Angeles-based Cena Vegan and DC Vegan Catering and Cafe.
In March, Baird created Support + Feed to help native vegan eating places whereas feeding first responders and susceptible populations through the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, she has expanded the initiative to incorporate different cities similar to New York Metropolis, NY, Philadelphia, PA, and Washington, DC.