Feeding the front lines, one duck confit at a time

AP’s One Good Thing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A group of tech-savvy, entrepreneurial San Francisco friends wanted to help two groups devastated by the coronavirus pandemic. They came up with a plan that involved soliciting donations, tapping friends in the restaurant world and getting San Francisco hospitals to accept free food cooked up by some of the city’s top chefs. Two weeks, several tweets and spreadsheets later, 42 restaurants are on board. They are churning out hundreds of meals a day to feed the clinicians in emergency rooms and ICUs at San Francisco’s six biggest hospitals. The group has raised over $330,000 and inspired similar programs across the country.

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