Metropolitan Ministries and World Central Kitchen team up to prepare thousands of meals each day.
TAMPA, Florida — Call it food on the move. When your ingredients come in by the semi-truck load, you’re talking colossal cooking.
A disaster response team from World Central Kitchen has set up shop at Metropolitan Ministries in Tampa. They’re preparing both hot and cold meals for survivors of Hurricane Ian. It’s what WCK does around the globe when things go bad.
“Food is a basic human need,” said Fiona Donovan, Director of Relief Operations for WCK. “It’s a way to say, ‘We care about you, we’re thinking about you and we want to help get you through this difficult time.’”
Metro’s kitchen was designed just for this task; it’s well above sea level and can be powered by a generator.
“So, it’s really important that we do our part. There’s so much hurt out there, said Metropolitan Ministries CEO Tim Marks. “We’ve seen the devastation and the …