Thursday June 4, 2020

Feed The Heroes raises €1.3m for frontline staff meals

Chairwoman says the campaign, which will wind down over the next two weeks, boosted workers’ morale and helped small businesses

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent

24th May, 2020
Elaine Nuzum, Sally Herron, Naomi Byrne and Tom Donohoe of Naomi’s Kitchen Picture: Barry Cronin

A campaign to fund nutritious meals for frontline workers has raised €1.3 million in cash and more in donations from Ireland’s business community.

Helen Fullen, chairwoman of Feed The Heroes, said that the success of the project was driven by Irish people’s desire to show their appreciation during the Covid-19 pandemic.

“What we realised very early on was that while the tangible value was providing a meal to frontline workers, the...

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