Efforts to hand out a complete, warm, fresh Thanksgiving feast continue this holiday as volunteers began cooking, carving, packing and delivering meals to anyone who needs it.
But the numbers of those in need are rising, with an estimated 1,200 meals prepared this week through A Need We Feed, operating out of hub restaurants such as Chef Mike’s ABG and Caffe Italia.
Christine Hernandez of Toms River, a board member for A Need We Feed, said that previously the requests were fewer than 800. The operation keeps growing, and donations and an army of volunteers are always appreciated.
A Need We Feed is the recently formed nonprofit for grassroots efforts that were born in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. What began then through cooperative efforts has now become its own nonprofit this year.
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