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Brightwater Prepares Thousands of Meals for Hospital Workers

Brightwater Staff

Staff at a local culinary school doing their part to feed hundreds of frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

Brightwater’s NWA Medical Meal Fund started in March since then nearly 40,000 meals have been prepared from this kitchen.

Executive Director, Marshall Shafkowitz said this is the program’s way of taking care of the hospital workers who are caring for our loved ones who are sick.

This has been a team effort with the partnership of Ropeswing Hospitality Group, Tyson Foods, NWACC Foundation and donations from the community.

Brightwater staff went from making 18-hundred meals a week in the kitchen to over 45-hundred meals for workers and their families at Mercy hospital in Rogers and Washington Regional hospital in Fayetteville.

Learn more about the meal initiative by viewing the KNWA news story

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