BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Amazon is teaming up with the Maryland Food Bank to help the city’s Broadway East community.
The company is donating $15,000 to support three Pantry on The Go events in the area. That’s the equivalent of 45,000 meals.READ MORE: Man Critically Injured After Crash With Box Truck In East Baltimore
Amazon hopes the money will increase access to fresh, nutritional foods for those most in need.READ MORE: Colin Powell, Military Leader And First Black US Secretary Of State, Dies After Complications From COVID-19
Between March and October, the Maryland Food Bank distributed enough food to provide 35 million meals.
That’s a 96 percent increase over last year’s distribution rate during the same period.MORE NEWS: Vaccine Policy For Baltimore City Employees Begins Monday