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World Central Kitchen & UFW will distribute 3,000 fresh meals to farm workers in Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa, Calif.—Three thousand freshly prepared meals will be distributed to farm worker families suffering during the COVID-19 crisis today from 4 to 6 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln Elementary in Santa Rosa. It is the latest effort by the United Farm Workers and World Central Kitchen in partnership with the UFW Foundation that is also taking place in other California farm worker communities across the Central Coast and Central Valley.

The meals, handed out to motorists as their cars drive by at the school, are being prepared by local restaurants.

Everyone on the premises will use masks and follow CDC guidelines. Social distancing will be observed.

Since its founding, World Central Kitchen has served more than 17 million meals to those impacted by natural disasters and other crises around the world, including the coronavirus global pandemic.

Who: United Farm Workers Secretary-Treasurer Armando Elenes, staff and volunteers handling the distribution from the UFW and World Central Kitchen.

What: Handing out fresh meals prepared by area restaurants for farm worker families suffering during the coronavirus pandemic.

When: 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, May 28, 2020.

Where: Abraham Lincoln Elementary, 850 W. Ninth St., Santa Rosa, CA 95402