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World Central Kitchen, farm worker movement to distribute meals for farm worker families

Posted at 11:01 AM, Apr 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-29 14:01:11-04

DELANO, Calif. — 4,000 or more prepared meals will be given to farm worker families impacted by the COVID-19 crisis April 29 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Forty Acres in Delano, 30168 Garces Highway.

This effort is the second in a week by the UFW foundation and World Central Kitchen.
This effort, in coordination with the United Farm Works and the Cesar Chavez Foundation have already provided some 1,000 meals on April 22.

The meals, handed to motorists as their cars drive by at the farm worker movement’s Forty Acres property, are prepared by local restaurants.

Plans are to provide the prepared meals at least once a week in Delano and in each of the farm worker communities served through this partnership.

People are being notified of the food distribution through the Cesar Chavez Foundation radio networks, La Campesina and Forge. Campesina radio will broadcast live from booths set up on the Forty Acres.

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