MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Because all Minnesota K-12 schools are closed because of COVID-19 concerns, more and more children across the state are facing food insecurity.
In response to these concerns, the Minnesota Twins announced a $30,000 donation to The Sheridan Story, a nonprofit organization which works to provide food access for children.
In total, their donation will provide meals for 7,500 Minnesota kids.
The money was raised as a team effort; the Twins matched all gifts given to The Sheridan Story on Wednesday, up to $125,000.
“So many children in our state rely on school meals as their daily source of food; with this supply disrupted as schools are closed to combat coronavirus, it is up to the community to step up and make sure no kid goes hungry,” said Twins President & CEO Dave St. Peter. “In this time of incredible tumult and uncertainty, we are proud to join with The Sheridan Story and support their vision of Every Child, Every Meal.”
Published at Thu, 19 Mar 2020 19:28:14 +0000