Entries by Alisa Kahn

What’s Working: Restaurant provides hot meals for Senior Citizens

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — In tonight’s What’s Working, a local restaurant has partnered with the Dumas Wesley Community Center in Mobile to provide a hot meal for senior citizens. The Dumas Wesley Community Center provides meals for seniors five days a week, but since COVID-19 hit, the seniors have not been able to come to […]

Simple Greek is a chain that has the Hometown Hero philosophy

NILES, Ohio (WYTV) – Our Hometown Hero is feeding people this week. By the time the holidays are over, Katie Staffrey and her fellow restaurant employees will have fed thousands. There are so many social agencies, organizations, clubs that are donating food to the hungry this Christmas, it’s hard to pick out one to be […]

Amazing Childcare Learning Center teams up with The Simple Greek to provide meals to the homeless

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — A local organization and a local restaurant joined forces Saturday morning to feed hundreds of Louisville’s homeless. Volunteers with the Amazing Childcare Learning Center and The Simple Greek restaurant gathered under the viaduct near the intersection of South Brook Street and West Broadway. They provided people with food — grilled chicken, green beans, […]

The Simple Greek in Boardman donates 100 meals to Rescue Mission

BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Simple Greek restaurant in Boardman donated 100 meals to the Rescue Mission. They’ve done it through a program called Plating Change. The money comes from donations to help local organizations like the Rescue Mission. Plating Change helps local restaurants that have lost customers through the pandemic and that have food […]

Simple Greek Boardman donating meals to Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley

Simple Greek in Boardman is scheduled to donate 100 meals this evening, at Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley. Simple Greek is participating in the Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley’s “Take Out Team”- where local restaurants provide take-out meals to be served during mealtime at the mission. John Muckridge III, the Mission’s CEO said, “We are […]

Marcus Lemonis’ Launches Program to Help Independent Restaurants

Marcus Lemonis of CNBC show “The Profit” has launched a program that enables Americans to give back to their local restaurants and help those that are food insecure this holiday season. Lemonis kickstarted “Plating Change” through a $1 million donation and a partnership with Grubhub. Through December 31, Grubhub customers can opt into the platform’s […]

Marcus Lemonis on food insecurity, RVs and the restaurant industry

Marcus Lemonis, ‘The Profit’ host and Camping World CEO, joins ‘Power Lunch’ to discuss his latest partnership with Grubhub, his new CNBC show, ‘Streets of Dreams with Marcus Lemonis’ and the growing food insecurity in the U.S. as the pandemic continues. You can watch the video interview here.