World Central Kitchen is serving hundreds of thousands of free meals to people impacted by Hurricane Ian

On the Tamiami Trail in Englewood, past mangled metal business signs, downed trees and an army of utility trucks, a volunteer stands at the entranc...

October 15, 2022
2:28 AM

On the Tamiami Trail in Englewood, past mangled metal business signs, downed trees and an army of utility trucks, a volunteer stands at the entrance of an Elks Lodge parking lot holding a large orange sign that reads, free food in English and Spanish.As cars and work trucks pull in, other volunteers load them up with containers of pasta and meatballs, salad and bottled water.The operation is run by World Central Kitchen, a non-profit founded by celebrity chef José Andrés that provides free meals in the wake of disasters.

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