On Saturday, June 27, 2020, Food For Friends provided a meal to the men at the Ewing Annex Hotel.
For this event, Food For Friends purchased 120 BBQ sandwiches (chicken or pork) and bottled waters for the men. Our long time partner, Lee ‘N Eddies, supplied the meal.
Food For Friends volunteers Barb and Nick were on site to manage this serving event. Dan Veles from Lee ‘N Eddies arrived at 11:45 and set up in front of the hotel to distribute the bagged meal. In order to minimize the risk of the men and volunteers, Mike Bush (of Ewing Annex Hotel), coordinated the men. They were invited to come down to the street level in small groups in order to pick up the bagged meal.
FFF volunteers Barb and Nick, keeping at the appropriate ‘social distance’, greeted the men as they came out to pick up the bagged meal. Dan Veles assisted with the distribution of the bags. Everyone enjoyed the sandwiches, they were very good.
The men, as always, were very happy to see us. They always appreciate Food For Friends thinking of them and especially during this time.
Barbara Gaona, FFF Lead Volunteer
P.S. See the pictures from this event on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pg/FoodForFriendsChicago/photos/?tab=album&album_id=2898561773575983