While downtown eating places are closed for dine in providers, the Traverse City DDA needed to get artistic to assist them make money whereas giving again to the neighborhood.
Since then they’ve created their “Giving Thanks by Giving Meals” challenge.
Director of Community Development for the Traverse City DDA, Katy McCain says, “We actually realized that it’s going to be hurting our eating places. Those three weeks can be powerful particularly with folks out and about for the vacations, they’ll’t go in to eat.”
Community members can buys a $10 meal from downtown eating places and people eateries will flip round and donate the meals to an area non revenue.
Last week they donated to Munson Healthcare employees.
“We supplied 191 meals to those that are on the frontline combating COVID. So it was good to find a way to put a smile on a few of their faces,” mentioned McCain.
They are additionally donating meals to the Goodwill Inn and Women’s Resource Center.
Tomorrow the Flying Noodle and Greenhouse Cafe will ship meals to Northwest Michigan Supporitive Housing (NMSH).
NMSH Executive Director, Becca Binder says, “It’s only a stunning time for our neighborhood to show that we’re additionally interested by a whole lot of the folks which can be served in our neighborhood“
She says their households want additional assist throughout the shutdown.
“For a whole lot of our households with youngsters, in fact we all know that college is an entry to meals. Through colleges are restricted, so simply having the ability to present this additional piece of meal,” mentioned Binder.
If you’re concerned about buying a meal to donate, you’ll be able to go to the “Giving Thanks by Giving Meals” web site right here: https://www.downtowntc.com/giving-thanks-through-giving-meals/