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The Community Rallies Around Seniors to Deliver Food

Seniors have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. With many of them staying home due to medical conditions, community has become incredibly important. 

Many cities including Riverdale, New York are creating clever ways to get seniors that food supplies they need. Bronx councilwoman Jessica Haller partnered with Rethink Food help deliver meals to The Riverdale Y senior center and the food pantry at Kingsbridge Center of Israel.

Rethink Food is fighting food waste with a goal to create a more sustainable food system. The team stays in touch with the community and community-based organizations to learn what services are needed. 

“We want to make sure people are getting the food because they actually need it,” said Winston Chiu, co-founder and chief strategy officer at Rethink Food.

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