THE BRONX — While many families are shopping and making sure they are stocked with essentials, many families in our areas are struggling to get their next meal.
That’s the reality. One local organization is bringing meals to those that need it the most with a mobile kitchen.
Just outside Bronx Lebanon hospital, right next to a bus stop, there’s a mobile kitchen parked and busy feeding families Friday afternoon.
On the menu, it’s Talapia fresh and vegetables for lunch. The mobile food kitchen is just one of the 20 programs, as part of RAIN. Rains stands for Regional Aid for Interim Needs.
It’s partially funded by the Bob and Dolores Hope Foundation but also counts on donations to feed families.
RAIN have 13 senior centers across the Bronx and upper Manhattan. This food truck is essential says the president and CEO, Dr Anderson torres, because it’s meeting the immediate needs of communities real time.
“We go to encampments we go to shelters,” said Torres.
Wilfredo Sanchez been driving the truck for six years. He says It makes him feel very useful during these uncertain times.
If you want to give, visit their website.