In these uncertain times, it’s more important than ever to use our resources to help others.
Dallas-based company Match has teamed up with The Dinner Bell Foundation to support their community during the novel coronavirus pandemic in two critical ways. Not only are they providing meals to health care professionals and first responders, but they’re also matching other people’s donations!
The Dinner Bell Foundation
The Dinner Bell Foundation was founded by Justin and Diane Fourton, the co-owners of Pecan Lodge. The nonprofit’s meals come from independently-owned restaurants and go right back to the Dallas community! As for Match, CEO Hesam Hosseini has pledged $15,000 to the foundation to help restaurants stay in business during the shutdown.
Not only that, but he’s also agreed to match donations from individuals and businesses up to another $15,000. That’s a total of $30,000 going straight to local restaurants to feed health care workers and first responders on the front lines of the COVID-19 battle!
“Core to our mission at Match, we believe human connection and love are needed in a time like this,” Hosseini said. “We can’t think of a better way to show love to our local community than supporting the heroes on the front lines.”
The Fourtons couldn’t agree more! “Their pledge of $30,000 will provide free meals to more than 5,000 first responders and health care workers and, perhaps more importantly, lift the spirits of those serving on the front lines of this crisis.”
You can help! Simply make a donation to the Dinner Bell Foundation now through April 30, and Match will contribute the same amount, up to $15,000. What a great way to make a difference! After all, we’re in this together!
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